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Sanj Sood

Partner* Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 1999
*Practising as a professional corporation

Employing a creative and strategic approach, Sanj works with clients to resolve their most complex matters by providing practical, business-minded solutions. From the outset of a file, he identifies strengths and weaknesses to deliver best outcomes. As new facts and issues arise, Sanj reacts effectively using his strong advocacy and negotiation. He strives to alleviate his clients’ stress and concerns by providing them with support, knowledge, and an understanding of their internal and external dynamics.

Sanj is as  a member of the firm's Litigation, Financial Services and Transportation Groups. His practice encompasses all aspects of commercial litigation with a major focus on competition law, insolvency, commercial lease, shareholders' disputes and class actions. Sanj has appeared as counsel on motions, applications and trials on the Commercial List and in the Superior Court of Justice, and as counsel on appeals in the Divisional Court and before the Court of Appeal.

Representing clients before various administrative boards and tribunals in Ontario, he has developed a niche practice in defending individuals and private companies charged with regulatory offences pursuant to provincial statutes including the Fisheries Act, Pesticides Act and the Environmental Protection Act and acts for commercial carriers charged with offences under the Highway Traffic Act.

Sanj engages in pro bono work through the Child Advocacy Program sponsored by The Advocates' Society, Pro Bono Law Ontario and Justice for Children and Youth.

Awards & Recognition

Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Transportation (Road & Rail)

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Transport Lawyer's Association (Past President)
  • South Asian Bar Association of Toronto

Education

  • LLB, Queen's University, 1997
  • BA (Hons.), University of Saskatchewan