Assistant Director

Olha Senyshyn
BA, MA in Law [LLB/LLM equivalent] (Kyiv, Ukraine),  JD (Osgoode), of the Bar of Ontario

Assistant Director, IP Osgoode, Intellectual Property Law and Technology Program

Olha has a Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School as well as Bachelor and Masters of laws from a National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Before immigrating to Canada, Olha worked as a corporate lawyer in Kyiv specializing in crossborder M&A, corporate real estate and tax law. In Canada Olha had a successful career as a tax professional and a lawyer with a boutique firm in Toronto, practising in the areas of immigration and refugee law, family law and civil litigation.

As an active member of Osgoode community Olha judged various mooting competitions, co-founded and managed students’ clubs, volunteered as a student ambassador, mock trial coach and students’ mentor.  Olha also worked as a Student Coordinator and Academic Director of the Osgoode Business Clinic providing legal services to small business owners.

Olha has been involved in research projects with professors from Osgoode Hall Law School and Carleton University, assists in teaching Canadian Contract Law to foreign-trained lawyers and was a Visiting Professor at Kyiv School of Economics teaching MBA course on Legal and regulatory Issues of Data Analytics and AI.

Olha is fluent in English, Ukrainian and Russian and is an active member of the Ukrainian community in Canada. She serves on non-profit boards, volunteers at a legal aid clinic and is working on establishing Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Foundation in Canada.