Maya Ollek is an Associate at Sugden McFee Roos who brings a sharp intellect, strategic thinking, and a client-focused approach to her civil litigation, public law and administrative law practice. She is an astute and effective advocate for her clients. Maya has appeared as counsel in a wide array of settings, including in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of British Columbia, before diverse administrative law and professional disciplinary bodies, in mediation, and before the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia.
Before completing law school, in which she received awards for leadership and academic excellence, Maya spent several years working on human rights policy in conflict and post-conflict settings, including as Canada’s lead policy advisor on human rights and governance in Afghanistan at Global Affairs Canada.
Outside her work, Maya can be found deeply engrossed in cooking adventures, out in the woods, on her bike, and volunteering in her community.
- Clerked for the Hon Justice Rosalie Abella at the Supreme Court of Canada, 2015 – 2016
- Clerked at the British Columbia Supreme Court, 2014 – 2015