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MONIQUE JILESEN is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Monique is litigation counsel in complex proceedings from inception through trial.  She focuses on class actions, contract and shareholder disputes, civil fraud cases, injunctions, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, and securities and derivatives cases. Monique’s clients include major financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, technology companies, and other multinational corporations who routinely face challenging, cross-border disputes.   She appears at all levels of Court and in administrative tribunals.  Monique has a record of success at trial in bet the company disputes.

Monique is a member of the Toronto Commercial List Users’ Committee, an Executive Member of the Advocates’ Society Commercial List Practice Group and the past chair of the Gale Cup Moot.  She is  a regular speaker on various topics, including expert evidence, class proceedings, and injunction advocacy.  She also teaches in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Osgoode Hall law School.

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2000)
Education:
Osgoode Hall Law School (1998) LLB
Queen’s University (1995) BA (Honours - Political Science)
LawVision Group (2015) Legal Project Management