Abbey’s practice focuses on real estate acquisition, expropriation and related claims litigation.
Prior to joining private practice, Abbey articled with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General in the Legal Services Branch of the Ministries of Energy and Infrastructure. Following her articles, Abbey worked as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Realty Division of the Ministry of Infrastructure, where she provided advice on complex infrastructure projects, land use and real estate matters.
Abbey earned her J.D. from Queen’s University. While attending law school, she served as an Editor of the Queen’s Law Journal and competed as a member of the Donald G. Bowman National Tax Moot team. Abbey was also a student caseworker for the Queen’s Business Law Clinic, where she provided pro bono legal services to small businesses, start-ups and non-profits.
Prior to attending law school, Abbey received a M.Sc. in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. (Honours) in International Studies and Political Science from Glendon College, York University.
Abbey is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, the Ontario Expropriation Association, Women’s Infrastructure Network, the International Municipal Lawyers Association, and Urban Land Institute.