Aleksandar (Sacha) Babic

Sacha Babic is a partner in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office where he is a member of the senior management team and head of the Corporate Commercial and the Real Estate & Lending practice groups.

He acts for and advises private sector clients of all sizes - from startups to multinationals - in respect of all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization & restructuring, and private equity.

Sacha also acts for a number of public and quasi-public institutions (including universities, school boards and hydro utilities), regularly advising such clients in respect of matters involving both traditional corporate-commercial issues and unique sector-specific issues. With close to ties to such institutions and Hamilton's research-intensive and thriving innovation ecosystem, Sacha works with startups across an array of industries. He is focused on helping clients take groundbreaking research to market and bridging the gap between innovation and business.

In his role as a trusted adviser, Sacha strives to accelerate his clients' growth by connecting them to opportunity. With access to a far-reaching global platform and an extensive network of connections within key industries and markets, he is ambitious for his clients' success.

Outside of his practice, Sacha enjoys giving back to the Hamilton community, presently serving on the board of directors of the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation and as a member of its Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Hamilton Law Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Association of University Solicitors, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Serbian Bar Association of America.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2004

    • Education
      University of Western Ontario, LLB
  • 2001

    • Education
      McMaster University, B.Comm. (Hons.)
    • Community
      Director, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation


  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Canadian Association of University Solicitors
  • Drafting Unanimous Shareholders' Agreements, Hamilton Law Association (October 2017)
  • Joint Ventures, Waterloo Law Association (March 2015)

Previous speaking engagements