Rafeena Bacchus has over 15 years of experience in civil litigation. She started her legal practice as being recognized as the first woman of colour called to the Bar in Prince Edward Island, after having clerked for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. She has been called to the Bar in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Ontario.
Her career has been balanced between acting on behalf of insurance companies and working on behalf of the under-represented in the fields of human rights and social justice.
Rafeena was a Partner at a prominent insurance defense firm that she called home for over a decade. She has been involved in thousands of insurance matters as counsel for her insurance clients including complex tort MVA, occupier liability, product liability, property damage and oil spill matters. She has successfully argued before various levels of court and attended numerous out of province matters representing her insurer clients.