Amitha Carnadin

Associate

Toronto
ACarnadin@blg.com
416.367.6011

After articling with BLG, Amitha returned to the firm to continue her diverse civil litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial litigation. She has experience in commercial disputes, banking and securities litigation. Amitha also advises on regulatory compliance matters and has experience in commercial arbitrations.

While at law school, Amitha was an executive member of the Black Law Students’ Association, Windsor Chapter, a mentor to prospective law students and a research assistant in the Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Windsor.

Prior to receiving her Juris Doctor in 2018, Amitha worked for several years as a strategic communications advisor and media spokesperson for the Government of Canada in Ottawa.

Amitha is committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. She is a mentor within the BLG Law in Action in Schools Program (LAWS) and to students of the Black Law Students’ Association, Windsor Chapter. Amitha is a former board member of the Black Female Lawyers’ Network, a member of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto and a member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers. Amitha offers pro bono legal advice through Pro Bono Ontario.

Amitha speaks French and St. Lucian Creole (Patois).

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, South Asian Bar Association of Toronto
  • Member, Black Female Lawyers’ Network
  • Member, The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, The Advocates Society

Community Involvement

  • Mentor, BLG Law in Action Within Schools program (LAWS)
  • Mentor, Black Law Students’ Association of Canada, Windsor Chapter
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Ontario
  • Mentor, BLG Law in Action Within Schools program (LAWS)
  • Secretary and Director, Black Female Lawyers Network, 2020-2021
  • Executive Member, Black Law Students' Association, Windsor Law Chapter, 2015-2018

Awards & Recognition

  • Certificate of Commendation, Clerk of the Privy Council, Government of Canada

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2019
  • JD, University of Windsor, 2018
  • BA (Hon. Communication), University of Ottawa, 2004