Bhavan Sodhi is Case Management Counsel at Innocence Canada and Director of the Innocence Project at Osgoode Hall Law School.

As Case Management Counsel, Bhavan is responsible for overseeing the progress and management of Innocence Canada’s cases nationally. She has worked on a number of s.696.1 Applications for Ministerial Review and facta for both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. In addition, Bhavan supervises many of Innocence Canada’s clinical and externship programs, is a frequent presenter on legal education initiatives regarding wrongful convictions, and has contributed a number of articles to the Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.

While completing her legal studies at Osgoode Hall Law School, Bhavan fostered her passion for criminal law under the guidance of experts in criminal litigation. She has previously served as Case Worker, Executive Assistant and Staff Lawyer for the Innocence Project respectively. She has also worked with the Ontario Justice Education Network to create classroom resources aimed at preventing wrongful convictions.

Bhavan completed her Articles of Clerkship with a leading criminal law firm in Toronto, where she later worked as an associate. She also has experience working as an Assistant Crown Attorney.