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Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public









B.A. (Hons.) 2008, University of Toronto

J.D., 2013, University of Calgary


Ontario (June 2014)

​Alex Boissonneau-Lehner is a lawyer and one of the co-founders of Suliman Lehner Barristers & Solicitors.  

In life and in law, Alex is motivated to find the most efficient and cost-effective solution to problems.  Alex is known for his frank pragmatic advice, his zealous advocacy both in and out of the courtroom, and for his willingness to use innovative approaches to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.  He also strives to employ technology and modern tools to run a near paperless practice and efficiently manage his clients' needs. 

Alex's practice areas include employment lawcivil litigation, and family law.

Prior to launching Suliman Lehner, Alex completed his articles and then worked for several years as an associate litigation lawyer with a reputable full-service firm in downtown Toronto.  

Alex obtained his law degree at the University of Calgary in 2013 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.  While Alex was a law student, he served as the Calgary Program Coordinator of Pro Bono Students Canada and volunteered with the Student Legal Assistance clinic and the Civil Claims Duty Counsel project. 

Before law school, Alex obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) at the University of Toronto. His studies at U of T focused on classical civilizations (ancient Greek and Roman history, literature and culture) and political science.

In his limited spare time, Alex enjoys supporting the Toronto Blue Jays, listening to podcasts & audiobooks, 80s nostalgia, and the company of his friends and wife.  

Call or email Alex today to schedule a free no-obligation telephone consultation.

Alex's Articles

August 24, 2016

Ontario retailers, security guards, and store detectives are in a difficult position when seeking to protect their merchandise from shoplifters. The difficulties such individuals face in the criminal context were brought to the fore by the vigilante grocer David Chen, whose detention of a shoplifter led to his own arrest, charges, and criminal trial. Although I will return to the Chen case below, the main focus of this blog po...

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