Sakina Babwani maintains a broad commercial litigation and class actions practice. She has experience in matters involving economic torts, oppression remedy and injunctions. In her class actions practice, Sakina defends clients in complex matters relating to product liability and antitrust laws across a range of industries.
Sakina is a strategic litigator with extensive courtroom experience; she has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal. She has also acted for clients in several mediations and has successfully negotiated complex settlements.
Actively involved with the Ontario Bar Association, Sakina will represent the Toronto region on the OBA Council for 2021-22.
As the national lead of Aga Khan Alliances Canada, a community-based organization, Sakina oversees all healthcare and legal alliances in her network. She was a past chair of the Ontario Legal Professionals Alliance. Additionally, Sakina frequently mentors law students and new immigrants to Canada.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Sakina was a business journalist with India's largest business daily, The Economic Times. She has authored over 150 articles with a special focus on law and finance.
In addition to being called to the Bar of Ontario, Sakina is also called to the Bar of India and holds an LL.M. with specialization in business law from UC Berkeley School of Law. Sakina is multi-lingual.