Larry Elliot

Larry Elliot

Regional Managing Partner, Ottawa

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Larry focuses his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on product liability and product recalls, insurance/personal injury law, stockbroker negligence, access to information, commercial litigation and administrative law.

He has made appearances as counsel in all courts in the Province of Ontario and the Federal Court of Canada.

From 2005 to 2010, Larry was the leader of our Ottawa Litigation Department, a member of our Ottawa Regional Management Committee and was a member of BLG's Partnership Board from 2012 to 2015.

Since 2010, Larry has been the National Leader of our Insurance and Tort Law Group as well as the Regional Coordinator of our Product Liability Professional Group and Securities Litigation Focus Group.

Larry is the Regional Managing Partner of BLG’s Ottawa office and a member of the National Management Committee.

Larry provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


  • Regularly acts as counsel to a number of manufacturers in wide-ranging matters relating to product liability, with a particular emphasis on product recalls and regulatory issues.
  • Acts for insurers in all aspects of insurance litigation, risk and bodily injury claims, property damage claims and coverage issues.
  • Acted as counsel to a number of investment and mutual fund dealers in the context of stockbroker negligence and regulatory matters.
  • Acted as counsel to a number of federal institutions, ministers' offices, individuals and corporations in proceedings related to Access to Information.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of Ontario

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Law Help Ontario

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2010) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Personal Injury Litigation), and since 2012 (Insurance Law).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2020) of Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Litigation - Commercial Insurance and Personal Injury), the 2024, 2023 and 2020-2021 editions (Litigation - Product Liability and Professional Liability), and since 2015 and 2012 (Litigation - Commercial Insurance). Also recognized in the 2016, 2015 and 2012 editions (Personal Injury, Litigation - Product Liability).
  • Recognized in the 2024 (and since 2018) edition of Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a Litigation Star (Insurance).
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition (and since 2021) of Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation
  • Recognized as the Insurance Litigator of the Year by the 2018 Benchmark Canada Awards.
  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated. 

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1996
  • LLB, University of Toronto, 1994
  • B.Comm. (with High Honours), Carleton University, 1991