A founding partner of Burrison Hudani Doris LLP, Farrah’s practice encompasses all areas of family law including high-conflict decision making and parenting time disputes as well as complex support and property disputes. She has significant experience in child abduction proceedings under the Hague Convention, and the Children’s Law Reform Act (i.e. non-Hague Convention Countries and provincial disputes), mobility/relocation disputes and financial jurisdiction disputes involving property and support. Farrah has argued leading reported cases in these areas, published, and lectured at conferences in Canada and the United States. Farrah has also appeared as an expert witness in these areas in Canada and the United States.
She has experience arguing cases at all levels of Court including the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Most recently, she argued in the Supreme Court of Canada on the issue of the availability of the writ of habeas corpus for children and then again on Canada’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Farrah is the senior editor of the leading publication on children and their interests, Wilson on Children and the Law and is the chapter editor of the Hague Convention section of the book. Farrah is also a contributing editor of Halsbury’s Laws of Canada- Education (2022 Reissue) and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada-Infants and Children (2022 Reissue).
Farrah is a member of the Ontario bar and the American bar. She also has an LL.M. in Family Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.
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