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Sam* is an associate at Lenczner Slaght. Sam graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2021. At law school, Sam was heavily involved in mooting. She participated in several moots and served on the Moot Court Committee, which facilitates all mooting programs for the law school. Accordingly, Sam distils§ complicated issues confidently. During her articling term, Sam worked on a variety of complex matters including in the construction and professional liability fields. Sam has already gained experience taking matters to trial and arbitration. Accordingly, Sam has a strong understanding of the life cycle of a litigation file, and is able to present arguments with ease. This skill builds on Sam’s previous experience as a competitive debater at Queen’s University. She successfully represented Queen’s at the 2018 World Universities Debate Championships in Mexico City. .

Expertise

  • Bar Admissions:
    • Ontario (2022)
  • Education:
    • University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (2021) JD
    • Queen’s University (2018) BSc (Biochemistry)

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Sam Hargreaves (she/her)

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Sam summered and articled at Lenczner Slaght where she gained experience in a variety of disciplines, including professional liability, construction and commercial matters. Sam also has experience working on motions, trials and arbitrations in both in-person and virtual contexts.

Sam completed her JD at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2021. Sam was heavily involved in mooting at law school, including as a member of the Moot Court Committee, which facilitates all mooting programs for the law school. She was also the VP of Finance for Women & the Law, which strives to build connections between female-identifying lawyers.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University in Biochemistry. Outside of her academic studies at Queen’s, Sam was a competitive debater and successfully represented Queen’s at the 2018 World Universities Debate Championships in Mexico City.

  • High Time for Shorter Trials

    The bench and bar have long recognized that lengthy trials decrease access to justice. That is no surprise: trials are expensive, long trials more so, and lawyers generally think that the longer the trial, the longer it takes to receive a decision.

    David Salter & Sam Hargreaves | December 1, 2021

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