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Amanda Darrach

P.416.964.5511  F.416.964.5895  E.

Assistant: Marilyn Lidstone416.964.1115 Ext. 2212

Amanda's Practice Areas


  • Call to the Bar, 2005
  • University of Toronto, J.D., 2004
  • University of Manitoba, B.A. (Adv.), 2000


  • Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association – National Pensions and Benefits Section, Executive
  • Ontario Bar Association – Pension and Benefits Section
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario, Legal Advisory Committee


Amanda is a partner in the firm and leads the Pensions and Benefits Group.  Her practice includes governance, pensions and benefits, administrative law, and civil litigation.  She has acted as counsel in administrative and civil matters before the Financial Services Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court, the  Courts of Appeal of Ontario and British Columbia, and the Supreme Court of Canada. 

Her pension practice focuses on the administration, design, investment, and governance of pension plans, with a particular focus on jointly-sponsored plans. She also represents stakeholders, including members, unions, and plan administrators, in pension related legal disputes before tribunals and courts. In 2016 and 2017, Amanda was recognized by Chambers Global as an "up and coming" practitioner in the pensions area.

In her litigation practice, she specializes in complex litigation, including class proceedings in the areas of pensions, employment, and securities.

In addition, Amanda provides governance and other advice to governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, as well as not-for-profit corporations.

Amanda is a member of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario's Legal Advisory Committee, as well as the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association's National Pension Section.