Our Team
Gita Anand

Gita Anand (she/her)
Direct: 416.603.6261
Cell: 437.427.6947
24 Hour: 416.420.0738

ganand@sherrardkuzz.com

Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws
London School of Economics, M.Sc.(Econ)
Mount Allison University, Bachelor of Arts

Assistant:
Muzhgan Mirmast
416.603.6264 mmirmas@sherrardkuzz.com

Gita Anand

(she/her)

Gita is an investigator and lawyer with more than thirty years of experience in adjudication, labour relations, employment law and human rights. Prior to joining Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Gita practiced at a national law firm, and spent several years as a Vice-Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board and arbitrator. She is recognized by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s leading employment and labour lawyers, a Fellow of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and called to the Bars of Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Gita’s sophisticated expertise includes the full range of employment and labour law, with particular focus on workplace investigations, cultural assessments, human rights and accommodation, attendance and disability management, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, and management training. She has presented and lectured at professional development and university courses and authored topical articles for academic journals and industry publications.

Gita is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment Law), South Asian Bar Association (Toronto Chapter), Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Association of Workplace Investigators, and College of Labour & Employment Lawyers.

She is President of the Board of Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke and a Member of the Board of Governors of Mount Allison University.


Areas of Focus:

Publications & Media


Speaking Engagements

  • Young Lawyers’ Division program on Labour Law Basics – Exploring Common Proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board

    November 17, 2020

  • 8th Human Rights Summit – The Prima Facie Case: Employer Considerations

    December 3, 2019

  • Six-Minute Labour Law Program – Update from the Ontario Labour Relations Board

    June 20, 2017

  • Critical Advocacy Strategies for Labour and Employment Lawyers

    September 16, 2016

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