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Delna* strategizes with the big picture in mind. She has a wide range of advocacy experience, from successfully representing an Ontario corporation in a precedent setting oppression action to representing clients at trial in criminal pro bono cases. She is a tenacious§ litigator who represents her clients’ interests with uncompromising dedication. Delna’s prior work experience with the Canadian Forces and her strong academic background has made her a disciplined and decisive leader. Delna has been recognized as an effective advocate , placing first in Canada in the competitive Corporate Securities Litigation Moot and receiving the award for best written submissions in the Jessup International Law Moot Competition. .



Delna Contractor (she/her)

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Delna practices in a broad range of areas, including commercial litigation, class actions and insolvency matters under the CCAA. She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario.

Prior to joining the firm, Delna practiced at the Toronto office of a large international firm.

While in law school, Delna gained valuable courtroom experience independently running several trials, including an appeal at the Court of Queen's Bench. Delna was an active participant in the competitive mooting program, placing first overall in the Davies National Corporate Securities Moot in 2014, and receiving the top factum award at the Jessup International Law Moot Competition in 2013.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association - Member-at-Large of the Investment Committee

  • Commercial List Users’ Committee - Member

  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers - Advocacy and Policy Committee, Community Outreach Committee

  • Osgoode Women’s Network - Mentor

  • First Generation Network - Mentor

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (2022)

    Ones to Watch – Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Law

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