Ankita Gupta

Ankita is an associate in the Disputes Group of our Toronto office.

She completed her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she graduated in the top 2% of her class with several academic honours, and her LL.M. at Harvard Law School, where she was awarded multiple Dean’s Scholar Prizes and the Dean’s Award for Community Leadership.

Prior to joining Osler, Ankita served as a law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the Honourable Sarah E. Pepall, David M. Brown and Benjamin Zarnett, and the Supreme Court of Canada for the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada.


Representative Work

Latest Insights

  • Webinar Apr 30, 2024

    Indigenous Law Insights: SCC interpretation of individual charter rights vs. collective Indigenous rights and federal duty to consult breach

    Staying abreast of developments in Indigenous law and policy is critical for legal and business professionals in many industries across Canada. To...

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    Indigenous Law Insights: SCC interpretation of individual charter rights vs. collective Indigenous rights and federal duty to consult breach
  • Osler Update Apr 17, 2024

    Supreme Court of Canada applies the Charter to Indigenous government

    The Supreme Court of Canada recently settled important questions regarding the interplay between the collective rights of Indigenous peoples and...

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    Supreme Court of Canada applies the Charter to Indigenous government
  • Webinar Feb 27, 2024

    Indigenous Law Insights: River Dena Council v. Yukon Indigenous mining project consultation and the SCC upholds Bill C-92 constitutionality

    Staying abreast of developments in Indigenous law and policy is critical for legal and business professionals in many industries across Canada. To...

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    Indigenous Law Insights: River Dena Council v. Yukon Indigenous mining project consultation and the SCC upholds Bill C-92 constitutionality
  • Osler Update Dec 11, 2023

    White-collar enforcement will continue to take shape in 2024

    Canada continued to face international criticism for its perceived lack of white-collar crime enforcement in 2023.

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    White-collar enforcement will continue to take shape in 2024
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Media Mentions

  • Osler News Mar 6, 2024

    Pro Bono Ontario’s 2023 ‘Honour Roll’ includes 13 Osler lawyers

    Pro Bono Ontario named 13 Osler lawyers to its second annual Honour Roll.

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Community Involvement

  • Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR), Director
  • Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, National Rapporteur

Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

speaker 30/4/2024
Indigenous Law Insights: SCC interpretation of individual charter rights vs. collective Indigenous rights and federal duty to consult breach
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speaker 27/2/2024
Indigenous Law Insights: River Dena Council v. Yukon Indigenous mining project consultation and the SCC upholds Bill C-92 constitutionality
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speaker 26/9/2023
Indigenous Law Insights: Federal UNDRIP action plan update and the importance of consultation in Indigenous negotiations
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speaker 27/9/2023
Indigenous Law Insights: Métis Nation of Ontario self-government agreement and the federal Interpretation Act non-derogation clause
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speaker 28/2/2023
Indigenous Law Insights: Federal and B.C. UNDRIP updates and energy project commitments made to Manitoba Métis Federation
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speaker 31/1/2023
Indigenous Law Insights: Blueberry First Nations implementation agreement and the current state of First Nations self-government agreements
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Published Work

“Bursting the Privacy Bubble: The Right to be Forgotten and the Google Reference” (2022) The Advocates Quarterly 52:3 at 368 (co-authored).

“Shareholder Engagement and Voting in Canada” in Chao Xi, Harpreet Kaur, Christoph Van der Elst & Anne Lafarre, Handbook of Comparative Shareholder Engaging and Voting (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022) (co-authored).

“Walkovszky v. Carlton” in Anne Choike, Usha R. Rodrigues & Kelli Alces Williams, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Corporate Law (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023) (co-authored).


Credentials

Education

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M.
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, BBA (Finance)

Languages

  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates Society