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Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab

Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab

Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab

Annie Tayyab skillfully navigates a wide range of competition and commercial matters. Her experience includes multi-jurisdictional class actions, complex contractual disputes, competition law, shareholder disputes, regulatory proceedings, consumer protection, commercial leasing, condominium legislation, and professional negligence, including errors and omissions by brokers/dealers and lawyers.


  • Has appeared before the Ontario and British Columbia Courts of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, and Construction Lien Court.
  • Independently managed complex disputes of various sizes.
  • Negotiated and resolved matters outside of the courtroom where beneficial for her clients.
  • Articled at an international, full-service law firm, which included a secondment to the Royal Bank of Canada.
  • Recipient of the Best Respondent’s Factum award for the Frank M. Callaghan Memorial Moot at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
  • Finalist in The Geneva Challenge 2014: Empowering Women for Development, hosted by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Fluent in English and Urdu, and intermediate fluency in French.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Competition Law
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Insurance Defence
  • Securities Litigation
  • Shareholder & Partnership Disputes
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law

Other Practice Areas

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  • Civil Fraud Cases
  • Contract Disputes


  • Associate, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, 2015-Present
  • Called to the Bar, Ontario, 2015
  • Student-at-Law, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, 2013-2015
  • Market Analyst, Advanced Energy Centre, MaRS Discovery District, 2014
  • Intern, Agriculture Credit and Microfinance Department, State Bank of Pakistan, 2012
  • Criminal Division Volunteer, Downtown Legal Services, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2011-2012


  • Juris Doctor/Masters of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 2014
  • Certificate in European and International Business Law, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science, Joint Honours in Political Science and Psychology, McGill University, 2010

Memberships & Associations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Young Women in Law
  • Board Member, South Asian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Association
  • Pro Bono Ontario Volunteer