Ben Burford joined Mills & Mills LLP as an Associate in 2018. His practice is focused on advising private companies on mergers and acquisitions, financing, negotiation and drafting of business agreements, corporate governance and general business matters. Ben is dedicated to serving clients by providing them with comprehensive and practical legal advice in a cost-effective manner.
Prior to joining Mills & Mills LLP, Ben practiced at a national law firm in downtown Toronto, where he represented a diverse group of clients in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance. While articling, Ben was seconded to the enforcement branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.
Ben obtained his Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from Western University’s Faculty of Law in 2015 and his Honours Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude) in Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2011. Ben is also a registered notary public.
During law school, Ben was actively involved in academic research related to commercial bankruptcy and insolvency law, personal property security and international sports arbitration involving match fixing and doping.
Year of Call
Juris Doctor, Western University, 2015
Honours Bachelor of Science, McMaster University, 2011
Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association