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Sonja Pavic

Sonja Pavic

Associate, Litigation


Contact Information

spavic@osler.com

tel: 416.862.5661

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2013

Education
  • London School of Economics
  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • McGill University, B.A.Sc. (Hons.)
Language(s)
English, Croatian

Sonja’s practice includes a broad range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on class actions, securities litigation, competition and cross-border disputes. As a member of Osler’s International Trade and Investment Law Group, Sonja has expertise in international trade law, investment treaty arbitration and anti-corruption compliance. Sonja is also member of the firm’s Risk Management and Crisis Response Team and advises on various regulatory and enforcement issues. Sonja is a contributing author to the LexisNexis Practice Advisor Canada Insolvency & Restructuring module. She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Sonja is actively involved in pro bono activities. She recently returned from an eight month leave of absence from the firm to assist the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Thailand with refugee claim adjudication as part of an emergency backlog project. Prior to articling at the firm, Sonja interned at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, as well as the International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights.

Sonja has been as an associate with the firm since 2013.

 

  • Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, Board of Directors
  • Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, Pro Bono Lawyer
  • Pro Bono Law Ontario, Law Help Centre
  • Law Help Ontario, Small Claims Court Duty Counsel Volunteer
  • Interights (2012)
  • Avocats Sans Frontières (2011)

  • Executive Committee Member of the Canadian Bar Association – International Law Section
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Advocate’s Society

  • The art of careful drafting in employment agreements, Canadian Corporate Counsel, September 2012 (co-authored with D. Wong).