Remissa Hirji is an associate with the firm specializing in class action and investor protection litigation. Remissa joined Rochon Genova LLP in 2011 as an articling student. Remissa has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
Remissa obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in 2008 and her J.D. from Queen's University in 2011. She was called to the Bar in June 2012.
During law school, Remissa assisted various professors with research projects, and volunteered at Queen's Legal Aid and Pro Bono Students Canada. Remissa also mooted extensively while she was at Queen's, participating in the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot, and the Gale Cup Moot.
Remissa currently works with an organization called Networks for Change, a non-profit organization that promotes collaboration amongst other non-profit organizations. In her free time, Remissa enjoys running, travelling and reading.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Litigation
- Class Actions
- Ontario, 2012
- Queen's University, Faculty of Law, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
- J.D. - 2011
- McGill University, Montreal
- B.A. - 2008
- Honors: With Honours
- Major: International Development Studies
- Minor: Economics, Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocate's Society
Pro Bono Activities
- Volunteer - Queen's Legal Aid, 2009 - 2011
- Volunteer - Pro Bono Students Canada, 2008 - 2011