The legal services offered by our lawyers are further supported by our team of articling students. The firm’s articling students work with the lawyers to ensure we are addressing your needs effectively and efficiently, while providing an excellent learning environment for our students. The use of articling students also allows us to offer more competitive rates, with less complex tasks being completed by the students. All work completed by our articling students is reviewed by one of the firm’s lawyers.
Beatriz Bedin is a Brazilian-Canadian who brings a multicultural perspective to her work.
With a solid foundation in law, Beatriz possesses the necessary skills and expertise to navigate the complexities of various legal systems. She holds a 5-year LL.B. in Civil Law, and a professional LL.M. in Canadian Common Law. Additionally, she has pursued post-graduate studies in Human Rights and acquired specialized training in neuroscience and conflict resolution. This diverse background equips her to provide well-informed and innovative solutions tailored to the distinct needs of each case.
Her fluency in three languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) allows Beatriz to effectively bridge different legal systems and fosters inclusivity in her work.
Beyond her professional achievements, Beatriz actively contributes to her community while embracing a diverse range of passions. She is a photography enthusiast, constantly seeking to enrich her experiences and broaden her worldview. Alongside her pursuits, she cherishes her time spent with family and finds joy in the company of her beloved dogs, Cookie and Milka.
Brittany obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2023. During her time in Ottawa, she interned and worked as a research assistant for Senator Marilou McPhedran. As part of her time at the Senate, she attended committee meetings, and provided advice to the Senator on human rights and Indigenous-related issues. Further, as part of her studies, she participated in clinic work to help clients with landlord and tenant disputes. Before law school, Brittany completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a specialization in French and a major in political science at Brescia University College at Western. She also completed a MA in global governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
Brittany is fluent in French. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, reading Jodi Picoult novels, and spending time with her dog, Festus. She spent many years coming to Guelph on a regular basis for dance practice and is excited to officially be a member of the community.
Jackson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Geomatics. He then completed his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Windsor. While studying at Windsor Law, Jackson volunteered with a local legal aid clinic, and completed research projects on civil procedure in Ontario, housing policy, and strategic climate litigation.
Jackson is pleased to be joining SV Law for his articles. Outside of work, Jackson enjoys playing soccer, hockey, basketball, and scouring used bookstores for his next read.
Lovleen recently graduated from Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law in British Columbia. She has joined the SV Law team as an articling student. Before law school, Lovleen completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph where she was on the Dean’s Honours List. Prior to joining SV Law, Lovleen worked at a law firm in Vancouver where she completed her summer articles. During law school, Lovleen was a member of the Access to Justice club with a goal of transforming the legal practice by increasing accessibility. In her spare time, Lovleen can be found cooking up new recipes, gardening, travelling, and playing board games with her friends and family.
Rachel completed her undergraduate degree in International Development Studies with an Emphasis in Law and Policy in 2020. She then moved on to complete her Juris Doctor degree with a Minor in Indigenous Legal Orders from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. While completing her Juris Doctor, Rachel volunteered as a Bystander Initiative Training Facilitator and Chair of the Social Orientation Committee, and worked as part of the Migrant Farmworkers Clinic to assist migrant workers with open work permit applications. Throughout law school, Rachel also fulfilled various Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant roles in the areas of property law, Indigenous Legal Orders, reconciliation, and international migrant worker policies.
Rachel is greatly looking forward to working with the SV Law team. Outside of work, she enjoys playing baseball, biking, hiking, and catching up with family and friends.