Vani Selvarajah


University of Alberta
Bachelor of Laws
University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Legal Studies and Criminology


Ontario Bar (2012)



Vani Selvarajah is a corporate and commercial lawyer. Her clients and team members know her as a personable and analytical legal advisor who is able to present even the most complicated matters in a simple way that is unintimidating and easy to understand. Vani represents a wide range of clients in various corporate and commercial transactions.

Her exciting and diverse professional background includes prior work in refugee and immigration law with Barbara Jackman at Jackman, Nazami & Associates, corporate and business law at GA Law, and human rights advocacy through Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada at the United Nations. This unique experience combined with Vani’s intuitive, meticulous and practical legal skills, is what makes her a lawyer who closes deals efficiently while protecting the best interests of her clients.

Graduating from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts focusing in Legal Studies and Criminology, Vani attended law school at the University of Alberta. She received her law degree in 2011 and was called to the Bar in 2012.

Vani is currently on the Board of Directors for Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, an organization of lawyers who promote human rights around the world, and appears regularly before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Through these organizations, Vani advocates for human rights across the globe, taking active participation in the world’s most pressing issues.