Evatt Merchant, Q.C.

Office address: 116 Albert Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, K1P 5G3 Phone: 613-563-7777

Email: emerchant@merchantlaw.com Phone: 613-366-2795

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Action and Multi-Plaintiff Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Professional Activities

  • Evatt Merchant Q.C. has represented clients before the trial and appellate courts of various provinces. Called to the bar in 1998, his practice spurred MLG’s foray into class action litigation. His litigation experience includes representing clients before Administrative Tribunals, Superior Courts, Courts of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada.


  • LL.M., University of Ottawa
  • LL.B., University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Bar Admissions

  • Called to the Bar, Ontario
  • Called to the Bar, Saskatchewan


  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

Legal Publications

  • Uncertainty: Custody, Support, Mobility – The Plight of Family Law, (1997) 15 Canadian Family Law Quarterly 1


  • English
  • French