Sasha combines an ability to communicate succinctly and effectively in writing with poise and clarity when presenting complex factual and legal situations on a clients’ behalf inside and outside of Court.
Sasha assists employers and employees in resolving disputes including wrongful termination, discrimination and human rights violations, reasonable notice, and constructive dismissal. Sasha advises managers on labour relation issues arising throughout the negotiation and duration of collective agreements. Sasha proactively manages employers’ risk in shaping their human resources policies to avoid future legal issues.
Sasha advises Attorneys for Property and Personal Care, Estate Trustees, beneficiaries, and family members when disputes arise over the administration of assets or an estate. The disagreements range from challenging the validity of testamentary documents, gratuitous transfers and capacity to compensation for Power of Attorneys and the distribution of assets.
Sasha also advises on insurance defence cases including personal injury, property damage, professional negligence and occupiers’ liability.
Sasha first joined Kelly Santini LLP as a summer student, and she completed her articling term with the firm. Sasha was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2019. Sasha gained experience advocating in court early in her career, appearing before the Ontario Superior Court and Small Claims Court.
Increasing access to justice is important to Sasha. Throughout law school she worked with underserved communities at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, Reach Canada and Pro Bono Ontario. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Sasha studied International Development and Women’s Studies and she has spent significant time working in communities in Asia and Africa.