Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

The Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Law Society of Yukon is pleased to announce the following upcoming event:

  • Topic: Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession
  • Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Yukon time
  • Cost: No charge Zoom webinar
  • Registration: Click here to register

Ensure that your office is following best practices to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Join us for a presentation by Birju Dattani, Director of the Yukon Human Rights Commission, on the law of sexual harassment in the Yukon.  Birju Dattani will also present on the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in relation to workplace sexual harassment.

Presenter – Birju Dattani: 

Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Birju has extensive academic and practical experience in the field of human rights. He was awarded an LL.B. (with Honours) by the University of Wales in Aberstwyth, a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills by the City University of London and an LL.M. in Public International Law by the London School of Economics and Political Science. In addition, Birju has spent time studying at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, Cambridge University and the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Birju’s previous professional experience include serving as Assistant Regional Director with Alberta Human Rights Commission and Teaching Fellow in the faculty of law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.  The son of refugees from Uganda, Birju has a life-long commitment to advancing the cause of human rights and is pleased to have the opportunity to support the Commission in doing so.

This CPD has been approved for 1.5 hours by the Law Society of British Columbia and may be applied towards the mandatory 12 hour Continuing Professional Development requirement in both BC and Yukon.

Click here to visit our CPD events page on the Law Society of Yukon’s website to learn more.

Have questions?  Contact us at 867-668-4231 or by email at