Brian Benford

Articling Student

Contact Information

Brian Benford

Articling Student

T 416.865.6718

F 416.865.6636


About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Brian is currently enrolled in the Juris Doctor program at the University of Ottawa. He previously studied Criminology at the University of Ottawa. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Brian adopted a position with the Senate of Canada.

During the summer following his first year of law school, Brian conducted legal research alongside one of his former professors. He has also been assisting with the creation of the newest addition of an upcoming property law textbook. Brian is currently involved with triaging, interviewing, and connecting low-income and self-represented individuals with volunteer counsel in his position with Pro Bono Ontario’s court-based help centre.

As someone who spent his childhood playing both hockey and soccer, Brian channelled his love for sports into a love for fitness. He spends most of his free time at the gym and experiencing the outdoors.

Brian was a summer student at Gardiner Roberts in 2019 and will return to article for the 2020 term.