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Shanique M. Lake

TITLE

Associate

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Litigation

OFFICE

Toronto

DIRECT LINE

416-601-7613

E-MAIL

[email protected]

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

University of Ottawa

BAR ADMISSION

Ontario, 2012




Biography

Shanique Lake is an associate in our Litigation Group in Toronto. She maintains a broad litigation practice that includes professional negligence, health law, administrative law, contractual and commercial disputes.

Shanique regularly acts for corporations and individuals on civil litigation matters and has appeared before various boards, discipline tribunals and levels of court, both as supporting and lead counsel. She completed a three-month secondment in 2017 with TD, where she worked closely with TD businesses and managed external counsel on a range of litigation disputes. She also frequently acts for physicians named in medical negligence matters, and handles administrative matters engaging both quasi-criminal and civil liability.

Shanique received her BA (Specialized Hons.) in Criminology from York University in 2008, and her JD from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law in 2011. She maintains an active pro bono practice, including volunteering as Duty Counsel for Pro Bono Law Ontario and acting as a Designated Representative for unrepresented minors at hearings before the Immigration and Refugee Board. Shanique is also an active member of the firm, involved in both mentoring and student recruitment.

Shanique was called to the Ontario bar in 2012. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association.

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