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Shani B. Frugtniet

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About Shani

Shani is an Associate in the Business Litigation and Employment & Labour teams. She listens to clients' concerns and serves them with practical advice to meet their needs. Shani understands the legal system can be inaccessible and challenging and works to break these barriers in her practice.

Before law school, Shani was a varsity wrestler with the University of Calgary Dinos. She applies the same dedication, perseverance and problem-solving she learned through this incredible sport in advocating for her clients.

In her spare time, Shani loves being active and creative. She has a passion for the arts and for honing her second language, French.

Areas of Practice

Shani's Background

  • 2019: JD, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2015: Bachelor of Arts in English with Distinction, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2015: Bachelor of Arts in French with Distinction, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2020 - Present: Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2019 - 2020: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2018: Summer Student with BOYNECLARKE LLP, Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2017: Summer Student with NOVA Injury Law, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Awards & Honours
  • Recipient of the Silver Medallion Award in French for the Department of French, Italian and Spanish, University of Calgary, 2015
  • French
  • English