Sara is an associate at Ross Nasseri. She is establishing a broad civil litigation and regulatory practice.
Prior to joining the firm, Sara practiced civil and criminal litigation. Sara has represented clients in matters involving corporate, real estate, personal injury, and administrative disputes. She has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
As an articling student with Crown Law Office – Civil, she worked on a variety of litigation matters including corporate-commercial disputes, aboriginal law claims, class proceedings and judicial review applications.
Sara is a graduate of the combined Juris Doctor/Master of Arts Program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law and Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. During law school, she was a member of the World Trade Organization moot team that reached the semi-finals in Washington D.C. and was awarded for their written submissions. As a student, she worked at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada’s litigation support unit and interned at the Legal Bureau of Global Affairs Canada.
Prior to law school, Sara completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia.
Sara was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2020. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society, and the Group of Racialized Ontario Women Litigators.
Recent representative work:
- Beaudin v. Travelers Insurance Company of Canada, 2022 ONCA 806; successful in an appeal concerning the correct statutory interpretation of Ontario’s Off-Road Vehicles Act
- Successful motion for summary judgment against a purchaser who failed to close a property transaction;
- Acted for co-owners of a closely held concrete business on an application for corporate oppression, fraud, misuse of company property, and successfully resisted the appointment of a receiver;
- Successful in obtaining an urgent, ex parte CPL to secure a claim for breach of an assignment agreement for a residential property, involving allegations of fraud.