Vani Selvarajah | Board of Directors

Vani Selvarajah is a corporate and commercial lawyer at Saad Law. She provides legal counsel to clients in a number of different capacities including corporate acquisitions and divestitures, corporate formation and structuring, partnerships and joint ventures and financing transactions.  Vani is passionate about advocating for human rights and has dedicated part of her practice to international human rights law. She has been actively involved with Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and has advocated for a variety of international issues on behalf of LRWC by addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.  Vani was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012 after obtaining her Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Alberta in 2011. Prior to law school, Vani completed her Honours Bachelor of Arts from University of Waterloo, where she majored in Legal studies and Criminology with a minor in Business. Vani completed her articles with a leading immigration and refugee law firm in Canada, Jackman & Associates prior to being called to the Bar. While completing her law degree, Vani volunteered with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, providing legal services to low-income individuals within the community.