Fatma Uyuklu is a lawyer at MUNERA. She is licensed to practice law in Ontario. Fatma joined MUNERA as an associate lawyer after completing her Articles with the firm. Fatma completed her JD at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Common Law Faculty, and her Honours BA in Law and Society from York University, where she graduated with Distinction.
Fatma practices in the areas of litigation with focus on family, estates and civil litigation matters. Fatma’s expertise also includes corporate, immigration as well as both residential and commercial real estate matters.
Fatma has worked on matters before the Federal Court of Canada involving Immigration Judicial Reviews as well as the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for matters involving both civil and family litigation. Fatma’s litigation experience also includes work on matters before tribunals such as the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Fatma’s past experiences were driven by her passion for human rights and social justice advocacy, which saw her take part in various initiatives domestically and internationally. Fatma has taken part in grassroots lobbying in Toronto and Ottawa. She has worked with the Toronto Kurdish Community Centre on issues around women’s equality and human rights violations. Fatma’s continuous community involvement and academic achievement led her to being selected for an internship at Toronto City Hall where she contributed to the City Councillor with research, and issues facing the Councillor’s constituency.
Fatma’s multifaceted background has also exposed her to a diversity of roles such as acting as a host of a popular community-based television program, fundraiser and events organizer, amongst others.
Fatma is fully bilingual in English and Turkish. She is also conversant in Kurmanji, a Kurdish Dialect.