Larissa (Moscu) Vermeersch

T 416 360 3018 F 416 598 3730
E lmoscu@lolg.ca

A persuasive advocate with a deep understanding of her clients' business realities, Larissa provides smart litigation solutions to address clients’ strategic objectives.

Larissa's practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, including infrastructure-related litigation and major contractual disputes. She was recently recognized in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada - the definitive guide to legal excellence - in the field of corporate and commercial litigation. This is her second consecutive year achieving this recognition.

Larissa immerses herself in every aspect of her clients’ businesses and quickly absorbs and masters large, factually intricate cases to advance her clients’ short and long-term business objectives. Having completed a prestigious clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada, Larissa is at ease in a courtroom and has a stellar track record before all levels of court in Ontario as well leading multi-party mediations and private arbitrations. Larissa has obtained significant arbitral awards in excess of $50 million in private disputes, including before the International Chamber of Commerce. 

Larissa dedicates significant time to the community, and has acted for unrepresented litigants in Superior Court with Pro Bono Ontario and served as the founding member and past Chair of Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Young Leaders Committee.

Community Involvement & Associations

  • Duty Counsel, Pro Bono Ontario
  • Past Chair, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Young Leaders Committee
  • Past Member, The Advocates’ Society Young Advocates Standing Committee
  • Past Coach, Osgoode Hall Law School Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2012
  • Clerkship: Justice Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • J.D, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2011 
  • B.A. (First Class Honours and Gold Medalist) in Political Science and History, McGill University, 2008
  • Fluent in French and Romanian
  • The Best Lawyers™ in Canada, 2022: Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • The Best Lawyers™ in Canada, 2021: Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Osgoode Hall Law School awards for ranking first in constitutional law, property law, criminal law, legal research, and legal writing
  • Osgoode Hall Law School awards for professional and academic excellence throughout law school