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Blaney McMurtry hires litigation associate

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 12:22 PM | By John Chunn


Blaney McMurtry announced that Sonia Shantikumar has joined the firm.

According to the Toronto firm’s press release, Shantikumar is a talented and tenacious litigator. She leverages her training and experience as a chartered professional accountant to provide her clients with financial insight and comprehensive solutions to their legal problems.

Shantikumar enjoys a broad civil litigation practice with a focus on professional liability. She is experienced in defending claims against accountants, financial advisers, directors and officers, insurance brokers, engineers, lawyers and other professionals. Beyond her expertise with professional liability claims, she also has experience defending a variety of commercial and general liability claims, including occupiers’ liability, Crown Liability and product liability claims.

Shantikumar graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2008 with a bachelor of accounting and financial management and earned a masters in accounting in 2009 from Waterloo. She has a juris doctor from Western University (2015) and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2016.