Alum Naheed Bardai, LLB ’99, appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

Faculty of Law - Common Law Section

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Communication, Faculty of Law

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Announces Judicial Appointments in the province of Saskatchewan.
The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the appointment of Naheed Bardai, LLB ’99, to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan.

Justice Naheed Bardai was appointed to His Majesty’s Court of King’s Bench for Saskatchewan in 2020. He earned a degree in Social Sciences and Law from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2001 and to the Saskatchewan bar in 2004.

Justice Bardai is fluently bilingual in French and English. Prior to his appointment to His Majesty’s Court of King’s Bench for Saskatchewan in 2020, he was a partner in the civil litigation group of MLT Aikins LLP for 15 years. He was previously with the Ottawa law firm of Nelligan O’Brien Payne, where he practised in the areas of civil litigation, construction, and condominium law. His litigation experience includes handling civil trials in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, on a host of issues.

Justice Bardai has served as President of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association and has conducted seminars for the Canadian Bar Association’s civil litigation section and the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) articling student program. He has also been active in a number of community groups.

Congratulations to Justice Bardai on this appointment!

Please see the News Release from the Department of Justice Canada for more information.