Udani Perera is a lawyer at MUNERA. She is licensed to practice law in Ontario. Udani joined MUNERA as an associate lawyer after completing her Articles with the firm. Udani completed her JD at the Faculty of Law of Queen’s University, and received her Honours BA in Law and Society at York University .
Udani practices in the areas of litigation with focus on family, civil and employment matters. Udani’s expertise also includes corporate and immigration as well as both residential and commercial real estate matters.
Udani has worked on matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for family, civil and real estate litigation. Udani’s past professional experience also includes working within the legal department of a global consumer goods manufacturer where she supported senior legal counsel with corporate law matters involving statutory and regulatory compliance as well as negotiation and drafting of various agreements. Udani played a central part in implementing an internal Agricultural Labour Practice Program that currently promotes safe and fair working conditions for farm workers.
During her time at law school, Udani was on the Dean’s Honour list, and selected to work with legal clinics providing legal assistance to low-income residents in different areas of law such as housing, employment, income support, criminal injuries compensation and small claims court matters. Through clinics, Udani had the opportunity to advocate on behalf of clients before the Landlord and Tenant Board, Social Benefits Tribunal, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She received two awards in recognition of her demonstrated interest in advocacy and public service. Udani also served as a member of the Queen’s Equity and Diversity Committee.
Udani previous experience includes retail management, business development, and community involvement in various organizations that serve needs and interests of disadvantaged local communities.
Udani is fully bilingual in English and Sinhala.