Isabelle Eckler

Isabelle Eckler
Shibley Righton LLP
Civil Litigation, Construction, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Regulatory

Isabelle Eckler, an associate with Shibley Righton LLP's Toronto office, focuses on professional liability, commercial litigation, and construction law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in environmental and urban studies from the University of Toronto in 2010, before receiving her Master of Science in urban studies from University College London in England in 2011. Ms. Eckler earned her Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2014 before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

Fluent in French, Ms. Eckler handles civil and commercial litigation, construction law, media, advertising and entertainment law, and insurance, intellectual property and professional liability matters.

She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and has conducted a trial in Small Claims Court.

During law school, Ms. Eckler worked as a research assistant and participated in the Innocence Project intensive program. In addition, Ms. Eckler was on the Dean's Honour List and was awarded the WeirFoulds LLP Prize in Administrative Law. 

Isabelle Eckler In The News
Don't be sorry for saying sorry

Parties to a dispute must take care when saying sorry for their actions, Toronto litigator  Isabelle Eckler tells . Read more

Proper wording is key in legal documents

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision clarifies the importance of wording used in releases and minutes of settlement agreed to by parties at the conclusion of litigation, says Toronto litigator Isabelle Eckler . Read more

Remember to include limitation provisions in contracts: Eckler

Toronto litigator  Isabelle Eckler says a recent Ontario Divisional Court decision serves as a reminder to builders and designers to include limitation provisions in contracts to prevent them from becoming involved in third-party claims in the future. Read more

Court agrees to hear insurance claim for diminished value

The case of a driver suing his insurance company for the diminished value of his luxury car following an accident may the first of its kind in Ontario, but it likely won’t be the last, says Toronto litigator Isabelle Eckler . Read more

Appeal court ruling in Trump case a consumer protection win

A recent   Ontario Court of Appeal ruling in a commercial real estate litigation may signal better protection for buyers, says Toronto litigator Isabelle Eckler . Read more

SCC takes 'practical approach' to interpreting standard form contracts

Toronto litigator Isabelle Eckler says a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding an exclusion clause in a standard form contract took a very practical approach that may lead to fewer disputes in court over contract terminology. Read more

Litigator Isabelle Eckler invigorated by complexity of cases

Toronto litigator Isabelle Eckler once contemplated becoming an architect but instead, she defends them against professional liability claims. Read more

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