Our Team

Manuel Jesudasan

Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public

Manuel Jesudasan was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1994. He started his legal practice as a sole practitioner in 1994 and later formed an association with other lawyers as Manuel Jesudasan and Associates. Later he founded MJ Lawyers LLP with partners.

Prior to being called to the Bar in Ontario Manuel Jesudasan was admitted as an Attorney at law in Sri Lanka in 1975 and he formed a law firm, Jeganathan and Jesudasan Associates, in Sri Lanka and practised law there until he went to France and the UK in 1979. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1980. Manuel Jesudasan held positions as a Senior State Counsel, Chief Lands Officer and Legal Advisor to the Ministry of National Development in Seychelles from 1982 to 1986. Currently, Manuel Jesudasan is a Senior Managing Partner of MJ Lawyers LLP and practises law in the area of Family, Criminal and Real Estate.

Veluppillai Indrasigamany

Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public

Indrasigamany practiced in Colombo, Sri Lanka as an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and Notary Public for ten years prior to his immigration to Canada.

He joined the Canadian Federal Public Service in 1987. He started his public service with the Citizenship and Immigration Canada and later joined the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). While in the Government services, he was called to the Ontario Bar in the year 2002.

He occupied the substantive position of Refugee Protection Officer with the IRB. During his service with the IRB, he also worked as Operations Services Manager, Assistant Director and Policy and Procedures Adviser, before retiring from the Government services after 25 years of service. Following the retirement he joined MJ Lawyers LLP, and mainly practices law in the areas of Immigration, Real Estate, Corporate/Commercial and general notarial work. Presently he is also serving as a Member of the Property Standards Committee of the City of Toronto.

Monica Jesudasan

Monica has been with the Law Office of Manuel Jesudasan, Manuel Jesudasan and Associates and MJ Lawyers LLP since 1994. She has been an integral part of MJ Lawyers since its inception by providing assistance in managing the firm. Monica has been and is responsible for the firm’s real estate matters.

Jessy Mathew

Jessy Mathew joined MJ Lawyer LLP in 2013 as a Legal Assistant and Office Manager. She holds a Master’s degree in Theology from Tyndale. Jessy is proficient in a wide array of aspects pertaining to the law practice, including but not limited to, providing assistance to the firm’s client with respect to scheduling and procedural matters, document completion, liaising with associates, opposing counsel, process servers and court staff. She oversees the management of the volunteers, articling students and the day to day operations of the office.

Amanda Valentine

Amanda is a Student- at- Law at the firm and will be rotating through different practice areas at MJ Lawyers throughout her articling term. While completing her articles at MJ Lawyers, Amanda will be gaining exposure to the firm’s various practice areas. Amanda is interested in family and real estate law and will be working with the lawyers at the firm to gain as much experience in these areas of law.

Amanda is a graduate from the University of Ottawa’s Common Law Program and received her Juris Doctor in 2017. During Law School, Amanda volunteered at the Law Help Ontario Clinic where she helped low income individuals with their legal issues. Amanda was also a part of the Women’s Mentorship Program, where she was a mentor to first year law students. In addition, she was a part of the “LEAF at work” and “Yes means YES” programs where she taught high school students about equality rights and issues of discrimination and harassment at the workplace.

Outside of the office, Amanda is a food enthusiast, avid moviegoer and loves to read mystery and romance novels.

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