Sanjay Roy has a diverse litigation practice, which includes criminal and quasi-criminal defense matters, and specializes in Criminal Law.
Mr. Roy is qualified and licensed to appear as counsel before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to commencing his career as a litigator, Mr. Roy clerked for the Honourable Mr. Justice Lloyd Dean of the Ontario Court of Justice, where he gained invaluable insight into the criminal justice system from a judicial perspective.
In addition, as an area committee member with legal aid of Ontario, Mr. Roy has adjudicated applicant appeals based on financial eligibility and sufficient merit.
Mr. Roy co-authored the article Maintaining Provincial Monopolies: The legality of online gambling sites in Canada with a leading academic in the area of gaming law. The article was published in the Canadian Gaming Lawyer Magazine, 1-11, and is available online.
Mr. Roy has defended the rights of his clients with great tenacity and dedication. As a zealous advocate he has successfully defended individuals charged with assault, domestic assault, sexual assault, robbery, controlled drug and substance offences, weapons offences, firearms offences, arson, theft/shoplifting, break & enter, impaired driving, mischief, theft, arson, fraud, conspiracy, laundering proceeds of crime, regulatory offences, and other offences.
Mr. Roy practices throughout Ontario, primarily in Toronto, Brampton Newmarket and Oshawa. He vigorously represents clients, from the very affluent to the impecunious. No stone is left unturned in providing a forceful defence, including defences based on breaches of an individual’s rights as protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.