Rachel Allen, Articling Student

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Rachel is an articling student at Polley Faith. She was previously a summer student at the firm.

While in law school, Rachel was a Senior Editor of the Law Review journal and a member of the Moot Court Committee. In her first-year summer, Rachel worked for professors at the University of Toronto law faculty as a Casebook Research Assistant. She researched a variety of areas of law, including contract law, immigration law, and tort law. She competed in the Callaghan Moot, where she and her partner were awarded Top Appellant Factum. Rachel volunteered for the International Human Rights Program and for Pro Bono Students Canada. She also served as co-leader for the Women’s Human Rights Resources research group. Rachel completed an externship for Aboriginal Legal Services.

Rachel anticipates being called to the Ontario bar in 2023.

  • JD, University of Toronto, 2022
  • HBA (with High Distinction), University of Toronto, 2018
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community (SOGIC)
  • PRISME, Canada’s new annual LGBTQ2S+ law conference, Planning Committee Member
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community (SOGIC), Executive Member