Finding Common Ground
for a Peaceful Resolution

Afsana Gibson-Chowdhury provides mediation services on civil
and commercial matters in Ontario, England and Wales

“Your success in persuading others, depends on your
openness to be persuaded” - Afsana

Afsana Gibson-Chowdhury is a British lawyer with several years of civil litigation experience. Following her move to Canada, Afsana devotes 100% of her time to mediating civil and commercial litigation. Afsana provides a clear and collaborative mediation service and her proven excellence has helped resolve many conflicts to date. If your settlement talks have broken down, mediation can help you get back to the negotiating table. Afsana can help you open the conversation and help you settle your dispute on your terms.


Afsana offers mediation in both English and Bangla language. She brings several years of knowledge and experience to mediate primarily civil litigation and commercial matters, including, but not limited to personal injury, insurance defense, landlord and tenant and medical malpractice. Afsana is methodical during her mediation sessions, which helps her to understand and acknowledge the reason for the conflict. She is committed to ensuring each party has an opportunity to convey their issues without criticism or intimidation. Click here to read about her approach to mediation.

Afsana offers a half or full day mediation. If you would like to discuss your case with Afsana before booking a date, please call on 647 518 3166.


Negotiation Workshop

Afsana provides negotiation workshop for lawyers who require further skills and knowledge in this area. Her workshops are put together carefully to help lawyers develop practical and useful skills. Negotiation is a powerful tool for a lawyer. Over 90% of civil litigation cases settle outside court. Therefore effective negotiation is the key to a reasonable settlement for your client.

During the workshops, you will gain an in-depth understanding of Principled Negotiation and how to use them effectively.

If you or your colleagues are interested in this workshop and for more information, please contact Afsana at


“Afsana’s assistance was key, critical and integral. I intend to use her services on my next mediation”

Toronto Lawyer

“Thank you Afsana for making my client feel at ease during the negotiation. Your help and ideas for settlement has been invaluable!”

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer

“Afsana successfully mediated the matter to a settlement… Afsana was very competent in handling the mediation and the issues therein. She used her skills and knowledge to her best ability, which positively influenced the claim”

Toronto Lawyer

“The parties in this dispute attended nine settlement conferences …. without a successful resolution…. Afsana communicated with both parties in a calm and logical manner that helped both parties understand the risks associated with the trial….With her invaluable help, both parties negotiated an agreement that was right for them.”

Toronto Lawyer

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