“At every event and every meeting, Lawson Lundell felt like the best place to be for me: it just “fit”. Beyond that, the firm is filled with individuals who exemplify a remarkable balance between exceptional talent and sincere humility and kindness. I am so excited to be part of this culture, and to become part of the fabric of great legal work that Lawson Lundell produces.”
Jahaan is a litigation associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group in the Calgary office. Jahaan started with Lawson Lundell as a summer student in 2019 and joined the firm as an associate in 2022.
In 2020, Jahaan obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta. While in law school, Jahaan volunteered with Civil Claims Duty Counsel, the Mental Health and Wellness Committee, and Student Legal Services. She also completed a clerkship course with the Provincial Court of Alberta. Jahaan also taught first year law students in her role as a Writing Fellow with the Faculty of Law Legal Research and Writing Program. At the same time, Jahaan conducted research on the intersection of human rights and municipal law through the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Alberta.
Prior to law school, Jahaan obtained her undergraduate degree in Conflict Studies and Human Rights with a minor in Gender Studies from the University of Ottawa. Jahaan fervently volunteered with many organizations including Gender at Work (Hyderabad, India), the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, and Free The Children.
In her spare time, Jahaan teaches regular vinyasa yoga classes in Calgary. She also enjoys making candles, listening to Indian classical music, and spending time with friends and family. Jahaan continues to volunteer her time at Calgary Legal Guidance.
- Canadian Bar Association, Member
- Law Society of Alberta, Member
- Calgary Bar Association, Member
- Civil Claims Duty Counsel Edmonton, Volunteer
News & Publications
News & Publications
- Lawson Lundell Welcomes New Associate Jahaan Premji to the Firm, February 14, 2022
- Alberta Court of Appeal Encourages Use of Summary Judgment Rules, Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog, January 4, 2021
- Insider Trading Isn’t Just a Public Markets Problem, Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog, October 14, 2020
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University of Alberta (J.D., 2020)
University of Ottawa (BSocSc, 2016)