Cassandra Fafalios recently completed a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in the Canadian Common Law Program. She was an active member of the Osgoode Chapter for Pro Bono Students Canada drafting Wills and assisting individuals from low-income families with their Estate Planning needs. She also wrote a major research paper on cryptocurrency and its regulation on a multi-jurisdictional level, as well as the growing impact of cryptocurrency for Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing, taxation, environmental concerns, and consumer protection, privacy and cybersecurity implications.
Prior to completing her LLM, Cassandra obtained a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Kent, in Canterbury, England. During law school, Cassandra took a broad range of subjects, and completed additional courses in Negotiation, Mediation, Mooting and Client Interviewing. She also provided pro bono work at the law school clinic in various practice areas for low-income families and was a strong advocate for access to justice.
Prior to law school, Cassandra worked as a legal assistant in personal injury and accident benefits for a firm in Brampton, Ontario. She assisted the firm with fighting for clients’ rights and needs following an accident, and her work experience solidified her interest in pursuing law as a career.
In addition to obtaining her LLM and LLB, Cassandra received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University. She completed a Double Major in Political Science and Philosophy and obtained a Minor in European History. Cassandra was also a very active student-athlete for the Women’s Soccer team. She was a recipient of an athletic scholarship throughout her degree, and received several awards for athletic performance, teamwork and dedication, including Team MVP and designated as the Second All-Star Goalkeeper for the RSEQ League during her final year.
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