Sara A. McGregor

Associate

Toronto
SMcGregor@blg.com
416.367.6156

Sara maintains a broad civil litigation practice, with a focus on corporate commercial disputes. Her experience also extends to administrative law, procurement, estates and trust disputes, and contractual enforcement matters. 

Additionally, Sara is developing her practice in extraordinary remedies, and has successfully obtained ex parte Mareva Injunctions and Norwich Orders for her clients, in addition to interim, interlocutory and permanent injunctions.

Sara has acted as counsel or assisted with matters before the Alberta Provincial Court, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Sara summered and articled with BLG’s Calgary office and is now an associate in the Toronto office.

Experience

  • 2017-present  Acts for Canada’s largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system in highly contentious, multi-party litigation involving an urgent injunction, multiple appeals and applications, an arbitration under the New West Partnership Trade Agreement and media coverage
  • 2016-present  Regularly acts for commercial lending and leasing clients and their agents in breach of contract matters and the recovery of secured and unsecured claims
  • 2018  Obtained an ex parte Mareva Injunction freezing bank accounts
  • 2018-present  Obtained a Norwich Order compelling third-party financial institutions to preserve and provide evidence regarding bank accounts and funds alleged procured by fraudulent means

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, LCIA

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG United Way Campaign
  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Ontario
  • Volunteer, Law Day (Calgary)
  • Volunteer, Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project (Calgary)
  • Volunteer, QB Amicus Program (Calgary)
  • Volunteer Adjudicator, BLG Trial Competition (Calgary)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2017
  • Ontario, 2018
  • JD, Robson Hall, University of Manitoba, 2016
  • BA (Double Major, Political Science and History), University of Winnipeg, 2011