Avneet is an Associate with the Labour, Employment and Human Rights group at Fasken's Toronto office. Avneet maintains a broad labour and employment practice and represents both unionized and non-unionized employers. Her practice includes matters related to employment standards, agreements, terminations, workplace policies, wrongful dismissals and related court litigation, grievance arbitrations, human rights litigation and accommodation issues. Her practice also includes assisting clients on corporate transactions involving employment and/or labour issues.
Avneet has appeared as counsel before arbitrators, the Human Rights Tribunal, and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Avneet summered at the Firm in 2014 and was seconded to the Hudson’s Bay Company. She was also previously seconded for approximately nine months to a large national retailer. While on secondment, she personally managed employment related litigation, and provided legal advice to the human resources and compliance departments.
Avneet is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Avneet has worked as a Business Analyst and Project Coordinator for Shoppers Drug Mart, as an Anti-Money Laundering Analyst for BMO Financial Group, and as an Administrative Assistant for TD Waterhouse. Since 1999, Avneet has volunteered with the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for various charitable causes. Avneet enjoys rollerblading, reading, travelling and photography. Avneet is fluent in Punjabi.