Kaitlin Shung practises in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, including construction disputes. Ms. Shung has a variety of experience in construction-related matters, including lien claims and actions.
Ms. Shung joined our Toronto office as a summer student in 2014 and returned to complete her articles in 2015. During her articles, she completed a secondment at General Motors of Canada Company. While in law school, Ms. Shung was selected to compete in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot. She received awards at both moots for her written and oral advocacy, including second place oralist at the Canadian rounds of the Jessup. She completed a summer exchange at the Bader International Study Centre in the United Kingdom where she received a certificate in international business law (first class honors).
Ms. Shung was the recipient of the Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP Moot Award and course prizes in trusts law and feminist jurisprudence at Queen’s.
B.Com (Hons.), Queen's University, 2012
J.D., Queen’s University, 2015
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law Society of Upper Canada
Further to our previous bulletins, the Supreme Court of Canada has released its decision in Endean v British Columbia, confirming that superior court judges have the discretion to hold hearings outside their home provinces in pan-national class action proceedings pursuant to their statutory powers and inherent jurisdiction. .
October 25, 2016