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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.

Ms. Lake has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court and at the Supreme Court of Canada. She has appeared before administrative tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Health Professionals Appeal and Review Board.

Ms. Lake has experience in complex commercial litigation including class actions and product liability actions. She has handled administrative matters engaging both quasi-criminal and civil liability.

Ms. Lake 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. Ms. Lake 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. She is also an active member of the firm, participating as a mentor and in the firm’s student recruitment.

Ms. Lake 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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