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Solomiya* is an associate at Lenczner Slaght from Osgoode Hall Law School. As a former dancer, she makes§ sure to never miss a step, even when performing complex moves . No matter the case, Solomiya curates every detail within the big picture. She strives to execute by being innovative and by taking calculated risks. Her cross-discipline experience in the financial and legal technology industries augments her ability to be flexible, think critically, and collaborate with clients and colleagues. .

Expertise

  • Bar Admissions:
    • Ontario (2023)
  • Education:
    • Osgoode Hall Law School (2022) JD
    • University of Toronto (2019) Political Science and Criminology

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Solomiya Zakharchuk

is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Solomiya summered and articled at Lenczner Slaght, gaining experience in a variety of disciplines including commercial, regulatory, and securities matters. Solomiya also has experience working on motions, alternative dispute resolution, and trials, both virtually and in-person.

Solomiya completed her JD at Osgoode Hall Law School where she was extensively involved in clinical programs and student life. She worked as a junior and senior caseworker with the Osgoode Business Clinic, co-founded the Ukrainian Law Students and Securities Law Associations, was president of the Mooting Society, and co-president of the Tax Law Association. Solomiya was also an avid mooter, placing first in the Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot, and third in the Securities Moot. In addition to her various academic awards, she was awarded the Dean’s Gold Key for her contributions to student life.

Prior to attending law school, Solomiya double majored in Political Science and Criminology at the University of Toronto where she received the Gold Medal in the Arts at St. Michael’s College.

  • Sherwani v Fargher

    Counsel to the successful Defendant Physician at trial in dismissing allegations of defamation and misfeasance of public office arising from the end of the Plaintiff Physician’s privileges at West Parry Sound Hospital at a time when the Defendant Physician was Chief of Staff. The action was dismissed by the Trial Judge and costs of $280,000 awarded to the Defendant Physician.

    Anne E. Posno, Brendan F. Morrison, Solomiya Zakharchuk & Sarah Stuart | February 1, 2023

  • Bilak et al v The Attorney General of Canada

    Application for Judicial Review challenging the decision of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada to exempt turbines for the NordStream pipeline from Canada’s sanctions regime against Russia enacted following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Minister’s exemption was cancelled following the commencement of the Judicial Review application.

    Monique Jilesen, Lidiya Yermakova, Katelyn Leonard & Solomiya Zakharchuk | July 1, 2022

  • Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association

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