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Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab, Associate Lawyer

Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab, Associate Lawyer

Annie (Qurrat-ul-ain) Tayyab

Excellence in Commercial Litigation, Competition Law,
and Administrative Law

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Annie Tayyab skillfully navigates a wide range of 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.


  • Appeared in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, Construction Lien Court, and attended the Ontario Court of Appeal.
  • Independently managed disputes of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Negotiated several beneficial out-of-court settlements.
  • 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

  • Commercial litigation
  • Competition law
  • Class action defence
  • Contract disputes
  • Civil fraud cases
  • Securities litigation

Education and Experience


  • 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

Legal Career

  • 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

Professional Activities And Associations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Young Women in Law
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Association
  • South Asian Bar Association

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