Ben Mills practices in the areas of civil litigation, administrative law and international trade with a particular focus on commercial disputes and public sector procurement. Ben regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. Ben has also appeared before a variety of administrative tribunals including the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Patented Medicine Price Review Board.
Ben is recognized by Chambers Global and Who's Who Legal as a leader in the field of public procurement. In that regard, he advises clients on all aspects of federal, provincial and municipal government contracting, including strategic planning, bid preparation, contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, contract audits, bid challenges, access to information disputes and litigation. Ben has conducted litigation on behalf of clients in several of the largest dollar-value procurements in Canada over the past decade. Ben is also frequently asked to make presentations on topics related to government procurement.
In addition, Ben has a broad range of litigation experience and has conducted litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels, in matters involving contract disputes, insurance disputes, defamation, tort liability, alleged breaches of fiduciary duties, and commercial litigation involving shareholder disputes.
Ben is a member of the Advocates' Society, the County Carleton Law Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Ben was formerly a sessional lecturer at Queen's University teaching trial advocacy and public law advocacy.
- LL. B., University of Ottawa
- B.A. (Hons.), Carleton University
- Bar of Ontario
Memberships and activities
- The Advocates' Society
- County Carleton Law Association
- Law Society of Upper Canada
Ranking and Recognition
- The International Who's Who of Public Procurement Lawyers