Sonu is a partner in our Litigation Group, practising in all areas of civil and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on business law. Sonu is routinely retained to provide advice on litigation issues involving technology, real estate, shareholder rights, partnership disputes and breach of contract. She has a range of experience dealing with critical business issues arising from corporate transactions and contractual and business relationship disputes.
Sonu has appeared before masters and judges of the Superior Court of Justice and has assisted on numerous cases that have gone before the Court of Appeal and administrative tribunals. She has also been involved in numerous private mediations and arbitrations.
Sonu is a strategic and creative advisor who evaluates the merits and potential success of a case against a client’s unique business and legal objectives. Her advice is drawn from experience and detailed case analysis and is always creative in approach. She is able to distill legal knowledge and information in a way her clients understand and provides a clear and factual picture of the various options available to her clients, addressing her clients’ business objectives throughout the litigation process. She understands the cost of doing business, keeping proportionality in mind at all times.
Her in-depth understanding of business operations is rooted in her client engagement approach, which often involves onsite visits (she has been known to put on a hardhat or hairnet at points) and incredible client service. Her well rounded approach to legal and business advice allows her to tap into her clients’ mindsets and understand their communication style.
Sonu was an Excellence Awardee for Female Trailblazer of the Year in the 2021 Canadian Law Awards - recognizing leading women lawyers for their professional accomplishments, leadership, community involvement and their contribution to gender equality in the legal profession in 2020. In 2018, Sonu was named a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40. Lexpert's Rising Stars pays tribute to those who are at the top of the legal profession and leaders in the legal community. Sonu is an immediate past co-Chair of Torkin Manes’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Languages: English, Punjabi