Languages: English, French, Ukranian and Russian
Quebec Bar — 2016
Law Society of Upper Canada — 2016
Olga joined IMK in 2017, after having served as a law clerk to the Honourable Clément Gascon at the Supreme Court of Canada. While in law school she acted as Editor-in-Chief of the McGill Law Journal, represented students accused of academic and disciplinary offences through the Student Advocacy program, and worked at IMK as a summer student.
Olga is developing a general litigation practice, with a particular interest in constitutional and administrative law, as well as private international law. She represents clients in a range of private disputes and public law matters.
Rahim v. the Minister of Immigration and the Gouvernement du Québec: Rahim in a class action for the reimbursement of fees to applicants for a Quebec Selection Certificate affected by the application of a new restrictive selection grid.
Latif v. Bombardier: Latif in his personal claim for loss of employment income due to Bombardier’s application of a US decision regarding his flight safety status, before the Supreme Court of Canada (with Catherine McKenzie).
B.C.L., LL.B., (Dean’s Honour List), McGill University, 2015
B.A. (major in political science, minors in English literature and French), McGill University, 2011
Law Clerk to the Honourable Clément Gascon, at the Supreme Court of Canada, 2015-2016
Canadian Bar Association
The Advocates’ Society
Young Bar Association of Montreal
Canadian Bar Association, National Administrative Law Section, (2017-current)
Vice-President, CBA-Québec, Administrative Law Section (2017-current)
Pro Bono Ontario (Assistance Program to Self-Represented Litigants seeking Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada) (2017-2018)
“Religious Practice as a ‘Thin Skull’ in the Context of Civil Liability” (2014) 72:1 UT Fac L Rev 37.
“The Role of Private Law in the Control of Risks Associated with Tobacco Smoking: The Canadian Experience”, with Lara Khoury and Marie-Ève Couture-Ménard (2013) 39 AJLM 442.