Allen Doppelt

Allen Doppelt

Of Counsel
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Allen Doppelt joined the Gray, Whitley team in 2017 as Counsel to further add to our expertise in advising not-for-profit corporations and governmental organizations. Allen has 30 years' experience providing legal services to various Ministries of the Ontario government, including the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services (now the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services). He was instrumental in drafting the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, the Securities Transfer Act and the Personal Property Security Act, and in implementing major changes to the Business Corporations Act and the other company law statutes. He also has extensive experience in developing and drafting a variety of other statutes.

Allen has a wealth of experience in preparing, negotiating and advising on procurement contracts for government, in particular information technology (IT) and consulting contracts. He has also regularly advised the Ontario government on copyright and trade-mark issues. Allen has provided advice to the Ministry on various administrative authorities, including the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, and is experienced in preparing and reviewing administrative agreements.

Allen has significant experience in the area of administrative law, especially with respect to administrative tribunals. He has acted as an adjudicator (in name objection disputes and corporate cancellations) and has issued reasons for judgment. Allen has advised on procedural and evidentiary issues related to tribunals.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Not for Profit Corporations
  • 10% Corporate Commercial
  • 20% Government Procurement

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1977


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B. - 1975
  • University of Toronto, Toronto
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Honours: With Honors


  • Chair, Corporate Law Committee, Ontario Bar Association, 2012 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Ministry of Consumer Services, Ontario, Senior Counsel, 1990 - 2011
  • Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Services, Counsel, 1981 - 1989


  • English

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