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Brianne Westland

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Brianne* is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght. She attended Osgoode Hall Law School where she was heavily involved in the clinic and mooting programs. Her approach to problems gets to the§ heart of the issue to arrive at the best solution. When she advocates, she expresses her point concisely and powerfully. .

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Brianne Westland

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Brianne summered and articled at Lenczner Slaght, where she gained experience across a wide range of matters including commercial litigation, professional liability, employment disputes, estates litigation, and class actions.

Brianne graduated from Osgoode Hall, where she was extensively involved in the clinic programs. Brianne completed an 8-month placement at Parkdale Community Legal Services as an immigration caseworker, where she assisted on applications such as family sponsorship and humanitarian and compassionate grounds, and with inadmissibility issues.

Throughout law school, Brianne worked as a student advocate for Fair Change Community Services, where she appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice representing street-involved persons with Provincial Offences tickets. Brianne also worked as a caseworker for the International Refugee Assistance Program, where she assisted international refugee claimants with their written applications and interview preparation.

In her third year of law school, Brianne competed as part of Osgoode’s Jessup International Law moot team.

Prior to law school, Brianne studied Political Science and History at the University of Ottawa, taking her courses in both English and French, and completing multiple COOP internships in public policy across different government departments. Following her undergrad, Brianne spent a year living in Brazil before returning to Canada for law school.

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • The Advocates' Society

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