Dillon Collett

Dillon Collett

AssociateAird & Berlis LLPInsolvency & Restructuring

Dillon is a pragmatic and efficient problem solver dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients and their businesses. As a confident public speaker, he leverages his advocacy skills to achieve fair, expeditious and cost-sensitive resolutions to challenging conflicts. Dillon is a member of the firm's Litigation Group, and maintains a diverse corporate, commercial and financial services litigation practice. He advises clients with respect to contractual disputes, injunctions, class actions, construction law, intellectual property law and quasi-criminal regulatory matters. Dillon joined Aird & Berlis as an associate after summering and articling with the firm.

Dillon recently graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History from Concordia University. Dillon summered at Aird & Berlis LLP in 2015 and 2016, and was a 2017/2018 articling student. Prior to law school, Dillon worked at a real estate development firm in the west end of Toronto, coordinating between architects, engineers and city planners to facilitate site plan, Committee of Adjustment and building permit applications. Before that, Dillon ran lengthy canoe, kayaking and hiking trips for youth throughout northern Ontario. In his second year at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, he competed in the Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot where he received the Justice Joan Lax Memorial Award for top oralist, as well as prizes for Best Plaintiff's Factum and first team overall. Dillon also served as a second-year Student Affairs and Governance representative for the Students' Law Society. During his final year of law school, Dillon spent a semester abroad at the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law. In his spare time, he can be found playing drums in his garage and apologizing to his neighbours.

Education

  • University of Toronto, J.D., 2017
  • Concordia University, B.A., 2013

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2018

Awards & Honours

  • Top Oralist, Best Plaintiff Factum and First Team Overall, Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Associatio
  • Ontario Bar Associatio
  • The Advocates' Society