Featured Young Litigator

Safina Lakhani – Polley Faith

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Safina joined Polley Faith in the fall of 2011 following her articling term at a full-service Bay Street firm. While she maintains a diverse litigation practice encompassing commercial, civil, regulatory, quasi-criminal and criminal litigation, Safina has a particular affinity for business litigation, having honed her interest in the area before law school. Safina has completed several securities examinations, including the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Level 1 of the Certified Financial Analyst designation, and before law school, she received a BComm from McGill University.

Safina is also a fierce advocate. While attending law school at the University of Ottawa, she was part of the national championship Jessup Moot Court Competition team in 2008. Safina also participated in the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition in 2010 and served in Washington D.C. as a Dean’s Fellow for the Center for International Commercial Arbitration while studying for a JD at the American University, Washington College of Law. In her first two years of practice, Safina has argued contested motions, conducted examinations for discovery, and participating in trials. Intelligent, cheerful and hardworking, Safina has a promising future in litigation.

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