Geeta Narang, lawyer

(English, French)

gn@naranglaw.com

Geeta Narang is a versatile lawyer and a dedicated advocate. She pleads regularly before the Superior Court, Court of Quebec and Régie du logement. She has also appeared before the Court of Appeal and Federal Court.

She has represented and continues to represent clients in important public law cases, including the fight for the right of Canadian children with non-Canadian parents to medicare, challenges to the unlawful arrest of protesters and cases involving the constitutional rights of transsexual people.

She also acts in estate, defamation, and civil liability cases, and oversees all of the firm’s files.

From 2011 to 2013, Geeta Narang taught Judicial Institutions and Civil Procedure at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

In recognition of her work in promotion access to justice and founding the Mile End Legal Clinic, she has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), the Médaille Saint-Yves (2011) and the Young Bar Association’s Social Responsibility Lawyer of the Year (2009).

She graduated from McGill’s Faculty of Law with Distinction and articled at the Office of the President of International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Geeta Narang then worked in aboriginal and environmental law. In May 2009, she began her own practice so that she could concentrate on cases and causes in which she believes. In the Spring of 2011, Narang & associates was founded.

Year of Call: Quebec Bar, 2002

Education:
B.C.L. (with Distinction) McGill University, 2000
B.Ed. (Dean’s List of Honour), McGill University, 1994
B.A. English Literature (with Distinction), Dalhousie University, 1992

Professional Affiliations:
Barreau du Québec’s Consultative Committee on Cultural Communities (2009 – 2012)
Canadian Bar Association’s Equality Committee (2004 – 2009)