Boris Subara Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Serbo-Croatian

Year of Call: 2014 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Boris Subara

Boris Subara is an associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, and is a member of the firm's Employment, Labour & Equalities Group.

He practises in all areas of employment law and provides practical advice and representation to employers and management on a wide range of workplace issues. This includes terminations and wrongful dismissals, occupational health and safety, workers' compensation, accommodation and human rights issues.

Boris also assists employers with drafting and reviewing employment agreements, workplace policies, as well as confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Boris worked at a leading managing general agent (MGA), where he managed litigation and worked with external legal counsel to develop and coordinate defence litigation strategies for the prompt and final resolution of various employment claims.

Boris is a graduate of the joint common law and civil law program at the University of Ottawa. He maintains a fully bilingual practice.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Community
      September 2015
      Ottawa Titans Water Polo Club, Director
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LLL


  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association


Presenter, "Just Cause Update: Plus ça change...," County of Carleton Law Association, Ottawa Six-Minute Employment Lawyer 2019, Ottawa, September 2019.

Co-presenter, "Employment & Labour Law Seminar," Gowling WLG, Ottawa, May 2019.

Co-presenter, "Legal Aspects of Creating a Universal Code of Conduct and Registry," National Safe Sport Summit hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada, May 2019.

Previous speaking engagements