Rahat has a diverse practice that includes complex commercial litigation and arbitrations, class actions and constitutional litigation. She has acted for clients in a number of industries, including natural resources, mining, power, banking, financial services, telecommunications, automotive, insurance, reinsurance and manufacturers of food, drugs and consumer products. Rahat has represented these clients in wide-ranging disputes, including contract disputes, negligence actions, class actions, securities-related litigation, injunctions and complex summary judgment and jurisdiction motions.
Rahat has appeared as counsel at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. She has also appeared before various administrative tribunals and worked on matters before the Ontario Securities Commission and the Financial Services Tribunal.
Rahat has extensive commercial arbitration experience that includes both international and domestic institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. She has represented clients, including as lead counsel, before sole arbitrators as well as three-member tribunals and is well-versed in the arbitration process and rules, including rules of the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association's International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Rahat is also available for appointment as arbitrator.