BSc (Hons)(Waterloo), LLB (Queen’s)
Julia Dublin launched her own legal practice in January 2011 after five years with Aylesworth LLP and 18 years with the Ontario Securities Commission. She is a graduate of Queen’s Law School with experience at the leading edge of most aspects of securities regulatory and common law developments in both the public and private sectors. Ms Dublin chaired the Canadian Securities Administrators Financial Planning Proficiency Committee and was the manager of the OSC Fair Dealing Model Project. She received the Institutional Investor’s Compliance Reporter “Lawyer of the Year” award for Achievement in Regulatory Compliance in 2004.
Ms Dublin is Chair of the JovFunds Independent Review Committee, a member of the IIROC Hearing Committee, a member of the Board of the OSC Investor Education Fund and a member of the Consumer and Investor Advisory Council of the OBSI. She is a consultant with the Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights. Ms Dublin has been retained as an expert witness in civil litigation matters regarding Canadian securities trading practices and mutual fund governance. She served a term as a member of the OSC Small Business Advisory Committee.
Ms Dublin has written and lectured extensively on securities law subjects for a variety of academic and professional audiences including the Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures, the Queen’s University Annual Business Law Symposium, the Osgoode Hall LLM program and the Rotman School MBA program. She has been an adjunct professor with the Osgoode Hall Law School since 2004.
Ms Dublin is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Advocates Society.