Sonja’s practice includes a broad range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on class actions, securities litigation, competition, regulatory investigations and cross-border disputes. As a member of the firm’s Risk Management and Crisis Response Team, she advises on various regulatory and enforcement issues and has significant experience in internal and regulatory investigations. Sonja is also a member Osler’s International Trade and Investment Law Group, and has expertise in international trade law, investment treaty arbitration and anti-corruption compliance. 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. Between 2016 and 2017, she spent eight months away 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.