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Alexandra Logvin Ottawa Lawyer

Alexandra Logvin

Counsel Fasken
With the enactment of a renewed international arbitration law, Ontario places itself at the forefront of improving its arbitration regime.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2010 | Belarus, 1998
Language(s) English, Ukrainian, French, German, Belarusian, Russian, Polish
Office(s) Ottawa


Alexandra is a commercial litigator regularly appearing before various courts and tribunals, including international and domestic commercial and sport arbitration panels, Superior Court of Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), and the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC).

In addition to general commercial including judicial review, Alexandra’s practice embraces dispute resolution in the areas of procurement in the context of Canada’s domestic and international trade agreements, copyright, white-collar crime, and various commercial litigation matters involving CBSA regulatory regime. She has also advised on such matters as accession to the WTO, subsidies regimes, and Brexit issues / disintegration from the EU.

Alexandra earned a Master’s of Law degree in 2003 from the University of Ottawa focusing on investment arbitration and international trade law.

Alexandra is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Canada Arbitration Committee. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL), the Membership Committee of the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA), and has authored the Parliamentary section of the Canadian Yearbook of International Law since 2003.

Alexandra speaks several languages, including English, German, Belarusian, Russian, and French, and also has a working knowledge of Polish and Ukrainian.

Alexandra’s recent matters include:

  • Counsel to Tenke Fungurume Mining SA in an International Chamber of Commence (ICC) arbitration matter involving a commercial dispute with respect to a construction project in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including enforcement of the award
  • Counsel to Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton in a number of sport arbitration and third party independent investigation matters involving athletes’ status, benefits, selection, carding and agreements, including sport arbitration panel reviews and appeals at the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada
  • Counsel to provincial and territorial ministries of education and Ontario school boards in a Federal Court proceeding involving copyright royalties
  • Counsel to Honey Fashions Ltd. involving judicial reviews of Canada Boarder Services Agency (CBSA) decisions with respect to importation and remission claims
  • Counsel to Rogers Communications in a commercial arbitration dispute involving traffic pumping and a separate decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
  • Counsel to Thales on various federal and Ontario government procurement dispute resolution matters
  • Counsel to Rogers, Bell and Quebecor with respect to the collection of ringtone royalties by SOCAN
  • Counsel to Parker Johnston Industries Ltd. in procurement challenges under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and the New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA)
  • Counsel to Alion Science and Technology Corporation in a challenge of an over $60 billion procurement award in relation to the replacement of Canada’s naval frigates and destroyers
  • Counsel to Odyssey TV regarding Internet and broadcasting piracy by Ellas TV
  • Counsel to Agnico Eagle Mines with respect to a socio-economic benefit agreement and dispute resolution matters involving taxation
  • Counsel to Ethnic Channels Group (ECG) in an international broadcasting rights and contract dispute between ECG and Moscow based CTC Media
  • Counsel to TPG Consulting in a procurement and bid-rigging litigation matters

Client Work

  • Thales DIS Canada Inc. disputes procurement decision under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, Ongoing since January 2022
  • Thales Canada Inc. disputes refusal of proposal related to a federal procurement with the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Ongoing since January 2022
  • Parker Johnston Industries Ltd. among first organizations to successfully challenge several public procurements issued under the CFTA, Ongoing since February 2020
  • Alion Science and Technology Corporation challenges decision in C$60 billion public procurement—the largest in Canadian history, Ongoing since November 2018
  • Music Choice vs. Stingray Digital Group Inc. and Nextologies Limited, Ongoing since September 2018
  • Odyssey et al v. Ellas TV et al, 2018 FC 337,
  • Agnico Eagle and KIA sign an Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement for the Whale Tail Gold Project,
  • TPG Sues federal government in US$450 million procurement case,
  • Fasken advises Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, Ongoing since September 2015

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Ottawa
  • LLM University of Ottawa
  • JD, Gold Medal State University of Belarus

Community involvement

  • Volunteer Mentor, International Legal Professionals Program at the Catholic Immigration Centre of Ottawa
  • Board Member, VP Legal, Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), Ottawa Chapter
  • Reviewer of the Parliamentary section, Canadian Yearbook of International Law 
  • Volunteer counsel, Pro Bono Ontario
  • Treasurer, Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)
  • Co-Chair, Membership Committee of the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Council on International Law
  • Member, The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, International Arbitration Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (ICC Canada)
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)
  • Member, ArbitralWomen


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Speaker Judicial Review of Trade Agreement Violations: A Case Study - Thales DIS Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Ministry of Transportation) Osgoode Certificate in Public Procurement Law program
Speaker Understanding How Your Administrative Decisions Could End in Civil Litigation: Exploring Ramifications and Other Consequences The Canadian Institute's 22nd Annual Advanced Administrative Law & Practice Conference location location Ottawa, ON


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