At SABA Toronto’s Annual General Meeting on August 9th, we elected five new directors: Aarondeep Bains, Neil Gurmukh, Aman Patel, Devin Persaud and Vibhu Sharma. In addition, Ranjan Agarwal (President) and Radha Khosla (Treasurer) were re-elected to the Executive Committee. Arun Krishnamurti was elected as Vice-President and Jennifer Asnani as Secretary. With hellos come good-byes:…

SABA’s Annual Meeting of Members will be held at 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700 Toronto, Ontario, at 6:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on August 9, 2016 (the “Meeting“) for the following purposes: to receive and consider the annual financial statements of SABA; to elect up to five (5) directors for the ensuing term; to consider and approve a…

Congratulations to SABA Toronto board members Ranjan Agarwal and Bindu Cudjoe, who were named as Canadian Lawyer‘s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession. Voters described Ranjan, who was nominated in the Young Influence category, as “an inspiration to all, with his tireless commitment to the law, including through many pro…

The Law Society recommends appointments to various committees and other bodies. Convocation will be articulating a robust and transparent policy for its recruitment process and selection criteria for Law Society candidates this fall. In the meantime, they have asked us to make SABA Toronto members aware of the positions that are currently vacant and are…

The annual Trustee application period is now open! The Foundation is currently accepting applications from individuals who are interested in offering their voices and perspectives on funding public interest projects and impacting the South Asian community. If you are interested, please consider applying to serve as a Foundation Trustee. More information and the application are…

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 40,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, announced winners of its fifth annual ‘Top 10 30-Somethings’ awards at its Corporate Counsel University (CCU) in San Diego. Rustam Juma, SABA Toronto Vice President and Legal Counsel at Deloitte LLP…

Photos from the 2015 SABA Gala, with keynote speaker Renu Mandhane.

Congratulations to SABA member and CCLA Executive Director and General Counsel Sukanya Pillay for winning the The OBA Award of Excellence in the Promotion of Women’s Equality.  Incredibly well deserved!  Consider joining us at the OBA awards gala on  June 22 to celebrate.  Please see the invitation below

SABA North America urges President Barack Obama to nominate a South Asian jurist to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read SABA North America’s statement here. Though SABA Toronto and its members do not have a direct interest in the SCOTUS appointment, we support increased diversity on all of our judicial benches. We think the U.S. is…

With great thanks to Nancy Sharma at BMO, below is a copy of the presentation provided at our February 18 Winter Mentorship Event: Effective Personal Branding for Lawyers SABA’s Winter Mentorship Event.

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