Law Society of Ontario
Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.)
University of Ottawa, J.D.
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Jamila is an associate lawyer in Mathews Dinsdale’s Toronto office. She represents management in all workplace matters by offering practical solutions and skilled advocacy to achieve success in both unionized and non-unionized workplaces. She advises employers on a wide range of issues, including human rights and accommodation, labour board applications, wrongful dismissal actions, labour relations, grievance arbitrations, and employment standards. She represents employers in proceedings before the courts, labour arbitrators, labour relations boards, and human rights tribunals.
Jamila obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa, where she graduated Cum Laude. During law school, Jamila co-chaired the Employment and Labour Law Student Society, competed in the Richard Weiler Mediation Competition, and was an editor of the Ottawa Law Review.
Jamila was called to the Ontario Bar after completing both our Articling and Summer programs.
Industry recognitionIus Laboris Hackathon
Jamila came joint-first place in the 2019 Ius Laboris hackathon where ten lawyers from law firms across the Americas took steps to streamline and automate specific processes from their daily practices to design code-free tools for their clients.
Articles and papersJuly 16, 2019
Author, Canada – New Workplace Accessibility Standards Finalised, LexologyDecember 1, 2018
Co-Author, Bloomberg Law’s Workplace Harassment Law textbook, second edition, chapter 37, Sexual Harassment Law in CanadaSeptember 24, 2018
Co-Author, “Contractor convicted of manslaughter for breaking health and safety laws sentenced to jail for 18 months”, Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine
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