Johnnie Cox

Articling Student

About JohnNIE COX

Legal Experience

Articling Student and aspiring Barrister & Solicitor in Ontario, adept in handling complex family law cases, financial disclosure, and order enforcement. Notable experience in dispute resolution and managing high net-worth matrimonial disputes.


Demonstrated understanding of comparative law, family law, and company law in both England and Ontario, with a particular focus on the dynamics of cross-border disputes. Emphasizes a client-centred approach in resolving complex matrimonial conflicts.


Published work in Carswell's 'Handing a Family Law Matter' on the topic of Separate Legal Personality in Family Law. Drafted a legal memorandum relied upon by the Attorney General of The Bahamas on the topic of international judicial assistance, shaping global practice.
Education and Interests


Johnnie earned his International Commercial Law LL.M. with Distinction and his LL.B. with Honours from the University of Sussex. He also holds a B.A. with Honours in History and Political Studies from Queen's University. His academic achievements inform his multifaceted approach to legal practice.

  • LL.M. in International Commercial Law with Distinction from University of Sussex.
  • LL.B. (Hons) from University of Sussex.
  • B.A. (Hons) in History and Political Studies from Queen's University.


Johnnie's previous engagement with the Community Legal Outreach Collaboration Keele (CLOCK) in Sussex, England underscores his dedication to improving access to justice for those unable to qualify for legal aid. His achievement as a finalist in England's National Criminal Advocacy Competition, which consists of various mock trials and pre-trial applications, demonstrates his advocacy skills acquired whilst at University of Sussex. Outside the legal arena, Johnnie's passion for drumming allows him a creative outlet, showcasing his versatility and ability to balance intense legal work with personal interests.

  • Collaborated as a legal companion and committee member at CLOCK from 2019 to 2021, facilitating support and guidance for those navigating the legal system and High Court of Justice in England.
  • Finalist in England's National Criminal Advocacy Competition, underscoring his advocacy skills and dedication to legal education.

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