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South Asian Bar Association of Toronto elects new president, executive

Wednesday, August 04, 2021 @ 9:36 AM | By John Chunn


The South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Toronto announced its new executive after its recent annual general meeting.

According to its press release, Devin Persaud of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP has been elected as the president of SABA. “It is my privilege to lead this storied organization and I look forward to working with our new board on continuing SABA’s essential mandates. We will continue to support and uplift both our members and our communities as we emerge from the effects of the pandemic. We also look forward to showcasing our city in preparing to host the national SABA convention in 2024 for the first time,” Persaud said in the news release.

In addition, Annie Tayyab of Orr Taylor LLP has been elected as vice-president, Monty Dhaliwal of Pallett Valo LLP elected as secretary and Mohena Singh, legal counsel with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, appointed as treasurer.

SABA Toronto would also like to congratulate its Student Recognition Award Winners: Farrah Kudus from Queen’s University Faculty of Law; Priyanka Bahl from the University of Ottawa; Darren Gill from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University; and Shruti Ramesh from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.