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Vanisha Sukdeo

Vanisha Sukdeo is a Ph.D. Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Vanisha was Called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 after completing her articles with Ryder Wright Blair & Holmes LLP, and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).  She received her LL.M. from Osgoode, LL.B. from Queen’s University and her Bachelor of Arts from York University where she majored in Political Science. Vanisha taught at Osgoode Hall as a Course Director for five years before becoming an Adjunct Professor at Western Law. In 2012 Vanisha was a Nominee for the Ian Greene Award for Teaching Excellence, which is a University-wide teaching award. Vanisha has taught Business Associations and Legal Research & Writing at OPD and will be teaching Selected Topics in International Business Law.

Her first book with Routledge is entitled “Regulation and Inequality at Work: Isolation and Inequality Beyond the Regulation of Labour” and focuses on how workers’ rights have evolved and can continue to evolve. She also has a book contract with UBC Press for a book that focuses on the BCE decision from 2008 and how it has changed corporate governance. Vanisha has published journal articles and book chapters on a range of topics from corporate law to labour & employment law. Vanisha will be the Guest Editor for a special issue of the Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice.

Her second book “Corporate Law, Codes of Conduct and Workers’ Rights” was published in 2019 and explores how soft law mechanisms can be used in corporate governance.