Safina has a broad practice which includes commercial, securities and employment litigation as well as regulatory prosecutions and workplace investigations. She has appeared before civil courts, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court and Commercial List), arbitral tribunals and regulatory tribunals, including at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
Prior to joining the firm, Safina practiced at a boutique firm which specializes in employment law.
Speaker, “Who’s Driving the Bus? Trial or Hearing Preparation and the Second Chair”, The Advocates’ Society: Second Chair, Not Second Fiddle, October 6, 2021
Program Co-Chair, “Fall Forum: New Frontiers“, at The Advocates’ Society & Young Advocates’ Standing Committee Conference, October 23, 2020
Presenter, “Commercial Arbitrations - Legislative Framework for Arbitration and Arbitration Procedure” at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario - Litigation Law Presentation, October 24, 2018
Co-Presenter, “OSC Investigations of Foreign Corrupt Practices” at the Advocates’ Society 8th Annual Securities Symposium, September 5, 2018
Presenter, “Commercial Litigation Update: What Solicitors Need to Learn from Barristers” at The Six Minute Business Lawyer 2018, June 4, 2018
Presenter, “2016 HR Law Year in Review and Trends for 2017” at CSAE Trillium Chapter 2017 Winter Summit, January 19-20, 2017
Lakhani, S. (2016) “A Much Ado about the Bathroom: What are a transgender person’s rights regarding washroom, dormitory, changing room and locker access?” Canadian Employment Law Today
Presenter, “Navigating the Complexities of Employee Misconduct” CSAE Trillium Chapter 2016 Summer Summit, July 7, 2016
Presenter, “It Is Your Business: Employer Obligations Regarding Domestic Violence in the Workplace” Stop the Abuse Conference, June 8, 2016
Williams, L.K., and Lakhani, S. (2016) “Teething Problems: The Growing Pains of Workplace Harassment Legislation in Ontario” (The Six-Minute Employment Lawyer 2016)
Presenter, “2015 HR Law Year in Review and Trends for 2016” CSAE Trillium Chapter 2015 Winter Summit, February 5, 2016