Partner

304 - 8 Avenue SW, Suite 800
Calgary, AB, T2P 1C2

+1 403 571 0745

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Litigation Star


Practice area:

Class action
Commercial
Energy
Insurance
Product liability


Called to Bar: 2008


As a partner at JSS Barristers, Kajal’s practice primarily involves large and complex file management, organization, and analysis. She has experience advocating claims on behalf of individuals, corporations, and groups of litigants.


Kajal is the co-chair, alongside Gavin Price, of the firm’s class action group with a particular interest and experience in securities, privacy breach, and product liability litigation. She is currently involved in a number of ongoing class action claims as class counsel for national classes. In addition to advancing class actions on the plaintiff’s side, Kajal is also involved in defending class action claims.


Kajal also has experience managing large scale litigation where she acts on behalf of multiple clients, including mass tort litigation. Her practice includes commercial litigation, oil & gas litigation, securities litigation, and construction disputes. 


In her construction litigation practice, Kajal has experience managing litigation arising from builders’ liens, both with respect to surface and mines and minerals rights. She is familiar with the processes involved in commencing and conducting litigation within the statutory framework in place for liens.


In her experience managing large and complex files, Kajal has gained expertise in e-discovery and document management. She has been involved in complex and large-scale litigation matters involving the management and production of millions of documents, both paper and electronically. Kajal has published and presented on the topic of e-discovery and document management in complex litigation.


Kajal received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Calgary in 2003. In 2007, she obtained her LL.B. from the University of Alberta where she volunteered with Student Legal Services and was highly involved with the Alberta Law Reform Institute where she participated in the Alberta Rules of Court Project.


After articling with Alberta Justice, where she advocated in the areas of civil, family and criminal law. Kajal joined JSS Barristers in 2008 and became a partner in 2017.

 

Updated April 2022