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Veronica Sjolin

Avocate principale

Ottawa
VSjolin@blg.com
613.787.3552

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Veronica maintains a broad practice encompassing both complex commercial and civil litigation matters for public and private companies, as well as individuals.

Veronica's areas of focus include:

  • General commercial litigation, including contractual and enforcement matters;
  • Securities litigation and regulation, including broker liability and departing broker litigation, as well as investigations and proceedings before Provincial Securities Commissions, IIROC and the MFDA;
  • Banking litigation, including bills of exchange and debtor/creditor litigation;
  • Administrative and public law, including judicial reviews;
  • Professional discipline matters; and
  • Investigations and white collar defence.
Veronica has acted as counsel and assisted with matters before arbitrators, administrative tribunals and self-regulatory organizations, all levels of courts in Ontario, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
 

Experience

  • Counsel for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the class action relating to the Lac Mégantic accident (Ouellet c. Canadian Pacific Railway Company et al.)
  • Counsel for the Canadian Judicial Council (National Council of Canadian Muslims et al. v. The Attorney General of Canada)
  • Presenting counsel before the Ontario Judicial Council in the hearing concerning a complaint about the conduct of the Honourable Justice Donald McLeod
  • Acts for financial institutions in defence of investor loss claims

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Swedish Women’s Educational Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Ontario Hotline

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2017
  • JD, Université d'Ottawa, 2016
  • BHSc (Honours Specialization), Université de Western Ontario