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Tudor Carsten

Tudor Carsten


Tudor is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations group. He has a diverse advocacy practice, successfully representing clients on a range of commercial litigation matters including breach of contract cases and shareholder disputes. He also represents clients in both domestic and international arbitrations.

Tudor regularly provides advice on the conduct of internal investigations and has represented numerous clients on matters related to fraud and asset recovery, including in the financial, communication, health, real estate and transportation sectors.

Tudor represents clients responding to investigations by regulatory agencies, including the Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Bureau, as well as defending clients charged with regulatory and quasi-criminal offences. He also provides advice on matters related to corruption, money laundering and economic sanctions.

Tudor was a guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011, 2012 and 2013 on the topic of shareholder remedies.

Bar admissionsOntario, 2003


  • Advised a publicly listed tech company with operations in the US and Canada on its response to investigations and inquiries by the Ontario Securities Commission relating to alleged improper conduct by an investment dealer. 
  • Advised a national communications and cable provider on a number of internal investigations related to procurement and software fraud.
  • Advised a leading Canadian pension fund on an internal investigation of a whistle-blower complaint alleging corrupt practices in the IT department of the fund’s wholly-owned commercial real estate subsidiary.
  • Advised a national non-profit organization on an internal investigation of accounting irregularities and potential fraud. 
  • Obtained a number of urgent Mareva injunctions for a national communications and cable provider, freezing millions of dollars misappropriated in separate frauds perpetrated by employees and suppliers of the client.
  • Obtained an urgent order for the return of pharmaceutical products misappropriated from an international pharmaceutical company by a Canadian distributor.
  • Represented a consortium of high net worth investors in recovering millions of dollars misappropriated through a complex series of mortgage frauds.
  • Represented a consortium of European-based credit card issuers in bringing court proceedings in Canada to secure and ultimately recover the proceeds of significant credit card fraud.
  • Assisted both corporate and individual clients to recover funds misappropriated by employees or business partners.
  • Advised an international retailer on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering obligations and best practices in Canada.
  • Defended a municipality against charges relating to the operation of a sewage treatment facility.
  • Defended clients against charges relating to alleged violations of conservation by-laws.
  • Represented a range of employers in proceedings arising from employees’ violation of their non-solicitation and non-competition obligations.
  • Represented homeowners in disputes arising from negligent or fraudulent conduct by general contractors or other trades.
  • Assisted clients in advancing or defending civil claims alleging defamation.
  • English
  • Romanian
  • LL.B., Queen's University, 2002
  • B.Sc., Psychology, (Honours), University of Toronto, 1997


  • The Legal 500 Canada (Dispute Resolution), 2017



  • Speaker, 2016 DLA Piper (Canada) LLP Canadian Employment and Labour Law Conference

Other Activities

  • Guest lecturer on topic of virtual property, "Current Issues in Real Estate Transactions", Osgoode Hall LL.M. class

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Advocates Society