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Sandra L. Secord

Tel: 416 777 5364  Fax: 1 888 587 5764
Email: ssecord@torkinmanes.com

Sandra, partner in our Litigation Group, has focused her practice exclusively on civil litigation for more than 25 years. During her first five years as a lawyer, she practised insurance defence law, primarily in the personal and commercial insurance areas and professional liability in the representation of lawyers on errors and omissions claims. Since 1985, in addition to her ongoing insurance practice, She has concentrated extensively on commercial and real estate litigation. Her experience includes default remedies for financial institutions and real estate developers, receivership and insolvency matters, shareholder remedies and commercial lease litigation.

Sandra has extensive experience before various administrative tribunals and the courts at both trial and appellate levels, as well as in alternative dispute resolution settings of mediations and arbitrations.

Sandra has been an instructor of the Bar Admission Course in Risk Management and participated as a lecturer in continuing legal education programs in professional liability. She currently teaches Trial Advocacy at Queen's University, Faculty of Law.

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Services

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1980

Education

  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1978