Fese N. Elango
Fese Elango is a barrister, solicitor and notary public who obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from McMaster University before pursuing her LL.B (Hon) at the University of Manchester in the U.K.
Upon her return to Canada, she worked as a contracts specialist in the IT recruitment and the financial services industry. Fese later articled at Koskie Minsky LLP, a mid-sized labour law firm in downtown Toronto, and was called to the bar soon after. She has obtained broad experience over the years in the drafting, review and negotiation of various commercial agreements, deploying those skills to advise senior management, sales teams, business units and other stakeholders on contract interpretation and risk mitigation. With these skills, she provides measured counsel to her clients in all her practice areas with a view to achieving successful and cost-efficient outcomes.
Fese is an avid foodie and indulges in cooking, recipe-hunting, and restaurant-hopping in her spare time. She also enjoys travelling the world and attending community events.
Law Society of Upper Canada (now Law Society of Ontario)
Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (Lifeline Syria)
Canadian Cross-Border Legal Coalition
COMMUNITY INITIATIVE PARTICIPATION
Family Reform Community Collaboration Initiative (Legal Innovation Zone)
Wrongful Conviction Analysis Project (Innocence Canada)
OBA/Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) competitive mock trial judge