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Brianne* is a strong and effective advocate. She is both fierce in the courtroom and gets§ the importance of careful strategy. Brianne maintains a broad litigation practice across a wide range of commercial, civil and regulatory matters. Brianne’s clients range from regulated professionals, small businesses, large corporations, to other individuals dealing with a wide range of civil, commercial or regulatory disputes. In every case, Brianne advocates for her clients on the issues that matter to them most. She combines passion with a strategic approach and meticulous quality to deliver results in any context, including in court, during arbitrations, in front of tribunals, or with alternative resolutions. .



Brianne Westland (she/her)

is an associate 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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