Having been raised as an “expat kid” in Alexandria, Egypt, Shal is no stranger to diversity. She maintains a varied defence practice involving occupiers’ liability and motor vehicle claims including accident benefits, coverage, priority and loss transfer disputes.
Her early unofficial training in the art of diplomacy allows Shal to bring a personable and balanced approach to her files. When coupled with her knack for analysis and sharp eye for detail, Shal provides her clients with thorough, pragmatic and dependable legal advice.
A former Spelling Bee champ and linguaphile, Shal pursued a legal career after realizing lawyers are one of the few breeds interested in debating the merits of the oxford comma. Shal’s skilled wordsmithing and advocacy have seen her argue the finer points of statutory interpretation before the Licence Appeal Tribunal all the way up to the Court of Appeal for Ontario.