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Legal Services

About the Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel provides advice to Sheridan on a broad scope of matters arising throughout the institution, including strategic support of Sheridan's mission and priorities.

The Office of General Counsel is also responsible for supporting policy development and procedures, risk assessment and prevention, and compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Our General Counsel and Corporate Secretary acts as the Chair of both the Administrative Policy Committee and Information Governance Committee and is supported by the Assistant to General Counsel, Zuzana Chocinova. The Office of General Counsel is also responsible for oversight of the Department of Records and Information Management.

Please note that the Office of General Counsel does not provide legal advice to individuals on personal legal issues or to other entities that may use Sheridan's facilities.

Should you require legal advice that is outside the scope of the Office of General Counsel, you may wish to contact the Law Society of Upper Canada's Lawyer Referral Service or Legal Aid Ontario.

Contacts:

Alexa Abiscott
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

T: 905-815-4005 E: alexa.abiscott@sheridancollege.ca

Rajan Sandhu
Legal Counsel
T: 905-845-9430 Ext. 5545 E: rajan.sandhu@sheridancollege.ca

Zuzana Chocinova
Assistant to General Counsel and Policy Secretariat

T: 905-845-9430 ext. 2872
E: zuzana.chocinova1@sheridancollege.ca

Privacy/FIPPA issues:
E: privacy@sheridancollege.ca

Disclaimer

This website is maintained by the Office of General Counsel at Sheridan College and is provided for informational purposes only.

Although the Office of General Counsel updates the information on this website periodically, no guarantees are made about its accuracy or timeliness.

This website is not a substitute for professional advice, whether legal or otherwise.

Members of the Sheridan community seeking legal advice should contact the Office of General Counsel directly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who does the Office of General Counsel represent?

The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to Sheridan. This includes academic and administrative units, senior management, faculty members and other employees acting in their capacity as Sheridan employees.

Where should process servers be directed to serve Sheridan with legal process documents (such as claims against Sheridan)?

Process servers should be directed to the Office of General Counsel, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6H 2L1.