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Barbara VanBunderen

Counsel - Commercial Litigation, Insolvency

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Phone: 519.660.7896
Fax: 519.660.7897

Barbara practices primarily in commercial litigation area with expertise in bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Education

Western University

Called to the Bar in Ontario, 1993

About

Barbara completed her Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) at the University of Western Ontario in 1991. Prior to her law degree, Barbara graduated in 1988 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biology. Barbara was called to the bar in 1993 and has been at Siskinds since articling there in 1991.

Barbara practices primarily in commercial litigation area with expertise in bankruptcy and insolvency matters. She has had successful appearances as counsel before various courts and tribunals, including the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Memberships and Associations

Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
Christian Legal Fellowship

Publications and Speaking

Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London, Ontario, May 2, 2017: Trust
Moderator of the Professional Panel Discussion at the More Excellent Women in Law conference, London, Ontario, November 4, 2017
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London, Ontario, May 1, 2018: Forgiveness and Judgment
Speaker at The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 19, 2016: Consumer Legal Technical Update
Speaker at Christian Legal Fellowship Women’s conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 5, 2008: Work and Family Balance
Speaker at Christian Legal Fellowship Women’s conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 4, 2009: Integrating Faith and Practice
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London Ontario, May 12, 2009: How to Glorify God through the Practice of Law
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London Ontario, August 20, 2012: Practising Law with Integrity
Co-Editor, “Siskind, Cromarty, Ivey & Dowler’s In-House Comments on Current Legal Issues”, 1997 to 1998
Editor of Internal Publication - “Setting the Precedent”, 1998 to 2001
“Gilvesy Construction v. General Trust - Case Comment”, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Nuts and Bolts Construction Law Section Newsletter, 1997
“Construction Contracts: Language to Avoid”, J. Wayne McLeish and Barbara F. Fischer, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario,1996 Institute, Construction: “The Project from Hell ? the Sequel”: Pitfalls in Construction Litigation: How to Avoid Them, January 25-27,1996
“Breach of Trust under the Construction Lien Act”, J. Wayne McLeish and Barbara F. Fischer, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario,1995 Construction Law Programme Western Region, What’s New in Construction Law, March 2, 1995

Community Involvement

Board of Directors, London Christian Academy, August 2018 to present
London Christian Academy Chair, HR Committee, February 2016 to present
London Christian Academy – Human Resources Committee, June 2014 to present
Sunday School Teacher, Church in the Oaks, 2007 to present
Facilitator, Family Foundations International, 1998 to present
Board of Directors, Freedom House Canada Inc., 1999 to 2003
Volunteer, London Gospel Temple Inc., 1988 to 2003
Teaching Assistant, University of Western Ontario Law School, Litigation Practice, 1998 and 1999

Barbara completed her Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) at the University of Western Ontario in 1991. Prior to her law degree, Barbara graduated in 1988 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biology. Barbara was called to the bar in 1993 and has been at Siskinds since articling there in 1991.

Barbara practices primarily in commercial litigation area with expertise in bankruptcy and insolvency matters. She has had successful appearances as counsel before various courts and tribunals, including the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
Christian Legal Fellowship

Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London, Ontario, May 2, 2017: Trust
Moderator of the Professional Panel Discussion at the More Excellent Women in Law conference, London, Ontario, November 4, 2017
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London, Ontario, May 1, 2018: Forgiveness and Judgment
Speaker at The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 19, 2016: Consumer Legal Technical Update
Speaker at Christian Legal Fellowship Women’s conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 5, 2008: Work and Family Balance
Speaker at Christian Legal Fellowship Women’s conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 4, 2009: Integrating Faith and Practice
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London Ontario, May 12, 2009: How to Glorify God through the Practice of Law
Speaker at Christian Legal Institute, London Ontario, August 20, 2012: Practising Law with Integrity
Co-Editor, “Siskind, Cromarty, Ivey & Dowler’s In-House Comments on Current Legal Issues”, 1997 to 1998
Editor of Internal Publication - “Setting the Precedent”, 1998 to 2001
“Gilvesy Construction v. General Trust - Case Comment”, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Nuts and Bolts Construction Law Section Newsletter, 1997
“Construction Contracts: Language to Avoid”, J. Wayne McLeish and Barbara F. Fischer, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario,1996 Institute, Construction: “The Project from Hell ? the Sequel”: Pitfalls in Construction Litigation: How to Avoid Them, January 25-27,1996
“Breach of Trust under the Construction Lien Act”, J. Wayne McLeish and Barbara F. Fischer, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario,1995 Construction Law Programme Western Region, What’s New in Construction Law, March 2, 1995

Board of Directors, London Christian Academy, August 2018 to present
London Christian Academy Chair, HR Committee, February 2016 to present
London Christian Academy – Human Resources Committee, June 2014 to present
Sunday School Teacher, Church in the Oaks, 2007 to present
Facilitator, Family Foundations International, 1998 to present
Board of Directors, Freedom House Canada Inc., 1999 to 2003
Volunteer, London Gospel Temple Inc., 1988 to 2003
Teaching Assistant, University of Western Ontario Law School, Litigation Practice, 1998 and 1999

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