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Ian McLeod

Associate Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2017

Drawing on his prior experience as an entrepreneur, Ian approaches corporate and commercial matters from a business-minded perspective. He is focused on providing clients with practical advice and creative solutions to novel corporate issues. With a calm demeanor, Ian remains level-headed in high-pressure situations. He collaborates effectively to help his clients advance their interests and achieve their business objectives.

Ian is a member of the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group. He advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters for private and public companies.

Ian joined Aird & Berlis as an associate after summering and articling at the firm.

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Commitment to Community

  • Executive committee member, Joel Schwartz Memorial Hockey Tournament, 2011-2016


  • JD, University of Ottawa, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science (Honours), University of Guelph, 2011