- Ontario (2016)
- Osgoode Hall Law School (2015) JD
- University of Victoria (2010) MA (History)
- University of Saskatchewan (2008) BA (History and Indigenous Studies) (Double Honours)
Margaret has a growing general litigation practice. She has a particular background in administrative and Aboriginal law.
Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Margaret clerked for the Honourable Justice Mandamin of the Federal Court of Canada. During law school, Margaret participated in the Intensive Program in Indigenous Lands, Resources and Government. Through this program she worked in Maya communities in rural Belize on land and resource management issues. She earned numerous awards while attending law school, including prizes in constitutional law, legal ethics and legal research and writing.
Counsel for Douglas Cardinal in proceedings to restrain the use in Canada of the Cleveland baseball team's name and logo on human rights grounds.
Counsel to Grant Thornton LLP in connection with a dispute regarding allegations of professional negligence against an auditor.
Counsel to the applicant in an oppression application seeking a sale of shares and wind-up of a corporation.
Counsel to the responding parties in contempt proceedings arising from an action relating to custom-built moulds for concrete pre-cast.
The hardest mistake to fix in litigation may be missing the limitation period. Almost every other mistake can be fixed, but missing that critical window for bringing a claim can be catastrophic.
World-renowned Canadian activist for Indigenous Peoples, Douglas Cardinal, is continuing the fight against the Cleveland’s baseball team’s name and logo.
The two firms have combined forces and launched a class proceeding against Nissan, and other defendants, alleging that certain Nissan models contain a dangerous engine defect.