Sadia has been dedicated exclusively to the practice of family law in the Greater Toronto Area since the start of her legal career.
Sadia has experience in all aspects of family law practice, and is a creative and passionate family law practitioner that approaches her files in a holistic and settlement-focused manner. Sadia has a strong interest in resolving client matters in a cost-conscious and expeditious fashion, and has advocated for clients at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice, as well as in mediations and negotiations. Recognizing that family is often the most important and intimate aspect of one’s life, Sadia is professional yet personable in her approach, and strives to ensure that her matters yield fair, balanced and just results, where children’s best interests are at all times prioritized.
For her undergraduate studies, Sadia attended York Unviersity where she graduated summa cum laude, and obtained her Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. In 2019, Sadia completed her Phase I Coaching Certificate with Essential Impact. She readily mentors junior lawyers and law students, has participated in various legal organizations and initiatives throughout the GTA, and has presented at Professional Development Seminars for the Ontario Bar Association and Halton Region Courthouse.
Recent Court Decisions
Scanga v. Scanga, 2023 – Sadia successfully defends an appeal of a sale of home decision pursuant to the Partition Act. The Appeals Court found that the lower courts made no errors in allowing Sadia’s client a legal order to sell the parties’ matrimonial home.
Green v. Whyte, 2017 – Sadia brings a claim for “interim disbursements” on a motion for the benefit of her client, the purpose of which is to get an advance payment towards legal fees to “level the playing field” between parties. The claim was successful on 2 or 3 points, and was dismissed with the right to bring back further evidence for point 3. In an unpublished decision, the motion was brought once more and the claim for disbursements was granted.
Year of Call
Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2015
Bachelor of Environmental Studies, York University, 2012
Phase I Essentials Coaching Training, Essential Impact, 2019
Law Society of Ontario
Member at Large: Halton County Law Association, Peel Law Association
Ontario Court of Justice Law Day Education Initiative