Maneli Badii

Maneli Badii is the firm-wide Director of Professional Development. She is responsible for leading the strategy, development and implementation of our internal and external professional development programs in Toronto, Montréal and New York.

Our internal series includes a range of substantive, practice management and client development topics. We also offer a client education series, the Davies Academy, in Toronto and Montréal. These seminars support our clients with ongoing learning as well as opportunities to meet their mandatory CLE/CPD requirements. There are Professional Development Committees in each office, and Maneli collaborates with these Committees to provide our various programs.

In Montréal, Maneli works closely with Nanci Ship, Director, Legal Recruiting & Professional Development. Maneli or Nanci would be delighted to answer questions regarding our Montréal programs.

Prior to joining Davies, Maneli was Partner, Professional Development and Practice Resources and a Partner in the Business Law Group with a national law firm.


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Professional Affiliations

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Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)

Board Memberships

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Community Involvement

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Teaching Engagements

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Speaking Engagements

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Articles and Publications

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Maneli Badii
Maneli Badii
Director, Professional Development
Bar Admissions:

Ontario, 2001


Dalhousie University, LL.B., 1999

University of British Columbia, B.A., 1996