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Komal Jatoi Photo
Komal Jatoi Photo

Komal Jatoi is a commercial litigation lawyer with broad experience representing a variety of clients. She regularly advises on regulatory, environmental and privacy matters. Komal has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Provincial Court, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Environmental Appeal Board. With a particularly extensive background in legal research, Komal brings precision and unique perspective to her work with clients.

Prior to joining McMillan, Komal clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and was a litigation and dispute resolution associate in the Vancouver office of a global law firm.



Representative Matters

  • Advised a transportation company in its successful application for an interlocutory injunction to restrain illegal picketing and related unlawful acts.
  • Advised on data breach, including drafting notifications to affected individuals, reporting to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and reviewing and updating privacy and cybersecurity policy.
  • Resolved data breach by drafting notifications to affected individuals and reporting to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
  • Advised an international mining company in respect of a proposed administrative monetary penalty under the Environmental Management Act.
  • Represented Gibraltar Mines Ltd. in an Environmental Appeal Board hearing regarding its Environmental Management Act permit.
  • Galloway v A.B, 2019 BCSC 395: Represented the lead defendant in a nationally publicized defamation claim, in a successful application to have her identity protected through an anonymization order, a publication ban, and sealing order, pending trial.
  • Represented the founding shareholders and directors of a public company in a complex dispute between the company and a former director involving an oppression claim.
  • Mother 1 v. Solus Trust Company and others, 2019 BCSC 200: Represented a minor beneficiary, Child 3, in an estate case in the British Columbia Supreme Court where the deceased died without a will, leaving five children, by five different women, and an estate in excess of CA$10-million. Successfully defeated the claim of Mother 1 to entitlement to the estate, leaving all funds to the five children.
  • Provided regulatory advice in relation to a Canadian-Australian transaction to a federal licenced cannabis producer.

Speaking Engagements

Updating Your E-discovery and E-disclosure Skills for the Post-Pandemic Era, Canadian Bar Association

March 8, 2022

Challenging E-Discovery and Electronic Evidence Continuing Legal Education Society of BC

March 13, 2020

Borderless Research Continuing Legal Education Society of BC

March 12, 2019

Community Involvement

  • Supervising Lawyer – UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program
  • Supervising Lawyer – Amici Curiae

Education & Admissions

2018
Called to the British Columbia Bar
2018
Called to the Alberta Bar
2017
JDUniversity of Calgary
2013
B.Sc. (Major in Mathematics, Minor in Psychology)University of British Columbia

Publications

  • “The Protection of Public Participation Act,” BarTalk, May 29, 2020
  • “Anti-SLAPP,” The Advocate, March 2020

Insights (2 Posts)

Featured Insight

BC’s Court of Appeal Wades into Fairy Creek

A discussion of the recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision relating to the extension of an interlocutory injunction.

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Feb 1, 2022
Featured Insight

Deferred Prosecution Agreements: The Continued Use of DPAs in the Antitrust Sphere in the United States

In this bulletin, we discuss the deferred prosecution agreement recently entered into by Argos USA LLC with the United States Department of Justice.

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Jan 19, 2021