Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Marie Ong.
Ms. Ong is a recent graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia. She is currently articling at Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP in Vancouver. Her prize-winning paper, “Fair Compensation or Unjustified Temptation to Compromise?: An Empirical Review of Requests for Honorarium Awards in Canadian Class Actions,” will appear in an upcoming issue of the Canadian Class Action Review. She will also receive a prize of $10,000.