Sierra Farr

Sierra is an associate in Osler’s litigation group. She maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice.

Sierra obtained her J.D. from the University of Toronto. Prior to attending law school, Sierra graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) with Distinction and a Certificate in International Studies from Queen’s University. While at Queen’s, Sierra completed a semester abroad at an internationally-ranked university in Singapore and attended the Queen’s Global Health and Disability Program in the U.K.

While at law school, Sierra served as co-president of the Women & the Law Society and volunteered with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund. She was also a caseworker at Downtown Legal Services, where she assisted low-income Toronto residents with family law disputes. Prior to joining Osler, Sierra worked as a research assistant with the University of Toronto International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program.

Sierra joined the firm as a summer student in 2021 and completed her articles with the firm from 2022-2023.


Latest Insights

  • Blog Mar 25, 2024

    Yatar: circumscribed right of appeal does not preclude judicial review

    The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Yatar v. TD Insurance Meloche Monnex clarifies that a limited right of appeal does not p...

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  • Blog Mar 18, 2024

    The stigma associated with crypto is largely unwarranted

    A struggle to fit cryptocurrency into existing regulatory regimes has contributed to some public perception that crypto is disproportionately used in ...

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    The stigma associated with crypto is largely unwarranted
  • Blog Jan 2, 2024

    Court refuses to enforce ‘all-but-inaccessible’ arbitration agreement for crypto trading platform

    A recent Ontario Superior Court decision found an arbitration agreement embedded in a standard form “click” contract to be unconscionable ...

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    Court refuses to enforce ‘all-but-inaccessible’ arbitration agreement for crypto trading platform
  • Blog Dec 8, 2023

    CSA and CIRO review comments but come to no conclusion (yet) on short selling regulatory regime

    The Canadian Securities Administrators and the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization have released stakeholder comments and responses solicited ...

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Media Mentions

  • Osler News Sep 20, 2023

    Osler welcomes the 2023 first-year associates to the Toronto office

    Osler Toronto is pleased to welcome the following first-year associates:

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Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Ontario, Volunteer
  • Downtown Legal Services, Family Law Caseworker
  • Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), Research Assistant
  • U of T International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, Research Assistant
  • Indigenous Summer Literacy Camps, Counsellor
  • Queen’s Health Outreach, Program Director

Credentials

Education

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D.
  • Queen’s University, B.Sc. (Honours)

Languages

  • English