Articled Clerk: Looking for articles on volunteer basis

ADITYA TRIVEDI
ARTICLING VOLUNTEER
19 VIRTUES AVENUE
BRAMPTON ON
L7A2R8
CANADA

PH. 647.784.1850
Aditya.taditya@gmail.com



PREP student 2020-21
Articled clerk, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society




EDUCATION

Certificate of Qualification NCA, Ottawa, 2011
Internationally Trained Lawyers’ Program, (ITLP) University of Toronto, 2010
Bar admission, Bar Council of Delhi, New Delhi 2009
LL.B. University of Delhi Delhi, Dean’s list 2009
Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Laws by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (JIII) and Japan Patent Office, Tokyo, 1999
BA(Hons.) Economics, Hansraj College, University of Delhi 1982



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
DELHI HIGH COURT BAR ASSOCIATION, NEW DELHI
SOUTH ASIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (SABA) TORONTO


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


DELHI HIGH COURT, NEW DELHI JAN.2018-DEC.2019

Advocate (remotely worked)
• Practiced in New Delhi before Delhi High Court, and Supreme Court of India, apart from appearing before Central Administrative Tribunal(CAT) on files and matters relating to insurance claims, employment, criminal matters, and patent and trademark cases
• Filed Patent and Trademark applications though my colleagues and associates in middle east countries, ARIPO in Africa, Asia and Europe and in Canada, and US on behalf of my pharmaceutical clients in India
• Conducted patent equivalent searches through my colleagues and associates in GCC patent office in Riyadh, and in patent offices in UAE, Bahrain, Qatar Russia, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, OAPI and ARIPO in Africa, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia



WILL DAVIDSON LLP, 1464 CORNWALL ROAD, OAKVILLE ON FEB.2017-DEC.2017

Insurance Defence Legal Assistant to Ms.Leslie White, Barrister and Solicitor

Key responsibilities:
• Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (motions, pre-trial memos, affidavits of documents)
• Summarize medical documents
• Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
• Perform administrative duties, as required



RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL (Tim Horton’s) AUG.2016-FEB.2017
226 WYECROFT ROAD OAKVILLE ON

Contract Manager
• Lead sourcing activity – RFI, RFP, RFQ for assigned categories
• Analyzed large amount of data and RFx responses from multiple suppliers
• Negotiated, drafted, administered and managed the full range of contracts associated with the portfolio
responsibilities
• Managed client and supplier compliance to contract terms, client established standards and other preferred supplier programs
• Engaged with Legal team to ensure contract templates optimize support sourcing efforts
• Provided spend category intelligence and analytics



HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES 237 BARTON ST. SEP.2014-FEB.2016
EAST HAMILTON ON

Contract Specialist
• Negotiated Clinical trial contracts with the sites worldwide to recruit subject patients for the study/trial;
• Reviewed the changes made by the Principal Investigator;
• Collected subject patient information for the Dialysis Registry for further clinical study
• Liaised with the Ethics Review Board for regulatory approval of the clinical study pursuant to the Protocol provided by the Sponsor of the clinical study;
• Worked with institutions to execute CTO Participation Agreement in a timely manner,
• Worked with CTO and other stakeholders to update to update the template CTO Participation Agreement as when needed
• Provided feedback and guidance to CTO regarding the CTO Participation Agreement
• Worked with clinical trial sponsors to execute SLAs, taking feedback from CTO team
• Participated in CTO program activities to streamline the clinical trial agreement review and process of finalization



SHOPPERS DRUG MART 43 CONSUMER’S ROAD, TORONTO MAR 2014- AUG.2014

Contract Administrator
• Developed and prepared spreadsheets, tracking and analysing information related to client and stakeholder contracts
• Ensured that all documentation followed standards/policies, and loaded onto program drive and SharePoint




BANK OF MONTREAL (BMO) 55 BLOOR ST. WEST, TORONTO NOV.2013-FEB.2014

Contract Administrator (Intermediate)
• Reviewed Treasury and Payment Solutions (TPS clients’)/supplier contracts and extracted information to update the Ariba database and on SharePoint
• Analyzed spend categories and created and implemented strategic sourcing plan based on contract(s) requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures.
• Reviewed contractual provisions viz. audit clause, maintenance of Information Security, Confidentiality and Privacy laws, payment terms
• Performed QA and identify risks and problems arising out of early termination due to failure to perform contractual obligations, termination for convenience and termination for cause-material breach, liability issues, disclaimer of warranties
• Reported to BMO CMP Risk Management project team on a regular basis on legal, regulatory and audit compliance
• Involved in strategic sourcing, payables and maintaining contacts with TPS clients.
• Managed the fulfillment of contractual commitments and processes related to contract change request, interpretation, dispute resolution, governance

NLC LAWYERS B-1 NELSON ST. W BRAMPTON ON OCT.2012-SEP.2013
Legal Assistant to Mr. Raj Napal, Barrister and Solicitor
• Prepared and filed applications for detention reviews in criminal matters
• Attended court house in Brampton with senior lawyer Raj Napal
• Attended Crown pre-trial and judicial pre-trial with senior lawyer Raj Napal
• Prepared affidavit of documents and attended examination of discoveries in slip and fall, personal injury and motor vehicle accident cases

GASEE, COHEN & YOUNGMAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, MAR 2012-AUG.2012
TORONTO

Student-at-law

• Assisted with the completion of residential real estate transactions, corporate re-organisations, incorporations, business purchases and routine corporate matters
• Prepared client wills
• Performed legal research at Osgoode Hall law library
• Drafted legal documentation, and participated in client meetings
• Performed real estate title searches and corporate searches using electronic means
• Reviewed various aspects of Ontario corporate, family and real estate law, and the Rules of Professional Conduct of the Law Society of Upper Canada
• Co-ordinated with parties to ensure contract terms are agreeable.
• Prepared minute books after business closings
• Updated client information in CRM after appropriate agreements were finalized.
• Delivered legal notices to coordinate debt collection and debt recovery before bankruptcy proceeding
• Conducted legal due diligence including but not limited to legislative policies, privacy policies i.e. PIPEDA, to ensure legal and regulatory compliance

RAISA SHARIPOVA, BARRISTOR & SOLICITOR, TORONTO SEP.2011-DEC.2011

Immigration coordinator
• Provided information and advice to clients on family class sponsorships, work permits, study visa, provincial nominee program.
• Managed immigration files on behalf of clients including: permanent residents and refugees.
• Prepared briefs for arguments to represent client before the Immigration and Refugee Board.
• Translated immigration documents from Hindi and Urdu to English.



ELIANETH ELICEA, FRASER MILNER CASGRAIN LLP TORONTO JAN.2011-JUN.2011

Mentee
• Learnt general understanding of the Canadian legal system
• Received advice regarding the preparation of client files and client matters and how matters progress through the Canadian courts system
• Discussed with my mentor, Elicea the rules of professional conduct of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)





MOLEGAL UNIT 1458 SECTOR A POCKET B&C
VASANT KUNJ NEW DELHI, INDIA NOV.2009-JAN.2011

Student-at-law/lawyer
• Attended career counselling: Six Individual hour-long sessions with an experienced Career Advisor,
including an initial review and career plan; self-assessment; and resume and interview guidance;
• Attended career workshops: Six Career Workshops, group sessions featuring current members of the
legal profession;
• Attended job shadowing program: Six on-site Group Job-Shadowing visits to a variety of Delhi legal employers
• Worked as a lawyer under the supervision of Ms.Jyoti Rajpal, Patent lawyer and registered Indian patent agent. Prepared and filed patent and trademark applications in India and various other countries.



S.RAJAPPA & ASSOCIATES, 91 LAWYERS CHAMBER, JUL 2009-NOV.2009
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA, NEW DELHI

Articling student
• Researched cases by going through court records, files, and other legal documents e.g. All India Reporter (AIR), Supreme Court of India Digest, Delhi Law Times & Digest, Patent & Trademark Reporter, Labour Law Journal
• Conducted extensive legal research using independent judgement, discretion and initiative
• Interpreted labour law and regulations, court decisions and other legal authorities for use in preparation of cases, opinions and briefings to senior advocates, Solicitor General of India
• Prepared pleadings –statement of claims, statement of defence, counter-claims cross claims, motion records affidavits, discoveries and other legal documents in connection with trials, hearings in Tis Hazari court (Small Claims Court) in New Delhi
• Argued and litigated before labour tribunal and Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), labour disputes involving dismissal of employees without notice, promotion in employment matters