Sandev S. Purewal | Litigation Lawyer
Sandev was called to the Ontario Bar in 2001 and is an experienced litigation lawyer in the areas of serious personal injury, disability insurance and products liability litigation, while also having addressed a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters.
He has appeared as counsel before the Superior Court of Justice, Tax Court of Canada, Ontario Court of Appeal and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Sandev has successfully litigated cases to judgment at trial as well and as having recovered millions of dollars for his clients through negotiated settlements.
Since 2010, Sandev has been a Senior Litigation Lawyer at the leading Toronto personal injury firm of Gluckstein & Associates LLP, where his practice is focused on serious personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and disability insurance cases on behalf of plaintiffs.
Sandev is the President of the Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton (BIAPH), as well as being actively involved in other community activities, such as leading the "Helmets on Kids" project in Peel, which provides free bicycle helmets to children in need.
The Law Society of Upper Canada (1999-2000)
Bar Admissions Course
• Called to the Ontario Bar in 2001
Osgoode Hall Law School (1999)
Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Osgoode Hall Law School (1996-1999)
University of Toronto (1997-1998)
Certificate in Dispute Resolution
York University (1992-1996)
B.Ed., Concurrent Program
B.A. (Honours), History Specialist, Dean’s Honour List
Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton - BIAPH (2007-date)
• President (2010-date); Director (2007-2010)
Peel Helmets On Kids Project (2007-date)
• Chair: a program providing free bicycle helmets to children in need.
Law Society of Upper Canada - Barrister & Solicitor since 2001
Ontario College of Teachers - Ontario Teacher's Certificate, 1996; Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT), 2010
The Advocates' Society (TAS) - Member
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) - Member
The Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (MLST) - Member
|Tel. 416.274.1129 | 416.408.4252, ext. 228 |
Publications / Presentations
Sandev has published and presented several papers, in the areas of personal injury, disability insurance and civil litigation, at various legal conferences:
Paper Presented: “Effective Examinations for Discovery”
(Law Society of Upper Canada: Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law 2010, Toronto), Sept. 28, 2010
Workshop Leader: “The Due Diligence Defence” (Toronto Japanese Association of Commerce & Industry: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Mississauga), Nov. 10, 2009
Paper Presented: “LTD: Key Cases and Developments” (OTLA: Long Term Disability Conference, Burlington), Sept. 28, 2007
Paper Presented: “Preparing the Client for Examination for Discovery” (OTLA: 2007 Spring Conference, Toronto), May 25, 2007
Workshop Leader: “A Strategic Guide for Litigators and Medical Experts” (The Canadian Institute: 8th Annual Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, Toronto), Nov. 9, 2006
Paper Presented: “LTD Update: What’s New Since 2003?” (OTLA: Winning the Bad Faith Case V, Toronto), April 7, 2006
Papers Published in The Litigator- Journal of the OTLA:
- Summer, 2005 “Individual or Class Action?”
- Winter, 2005 “Loss of Home Maintenance Capacity Claims”
- Fall, 2003 “Examination of Expert Witnesses at Trial”