Afsana is the founder of Gibson Chowdhury, Clear Collaborative Mediation. She is a designated Qualified Mediator (Q.Med); a roster mediator for the Ministry of the Attorney General’s office on the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program and an Adjudicator for the Property Standards Committee in the City of Toronto. She is a British-trained lawyer with several years of civil litigation experience. Following her move to Canada, Afsana devotes 100% of her time to mediating residential construction/renovation, civil and commercial litigation matters. Afsana is also the 2021 recipient of the ADR Institute of Ontario Star Awards. (www.adrio.ca)
Afsana ensures she provides a diverse practice that reflects cultural representations of the multicultural communities in Canada. In order to raise awareness of cultural competence and humility in the ADR field, Afsana has helped to build the Diversified Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada to promote the use of diverse practitioners.
She provides a clear and collaborative mediation service by helping to create strategies and options for her clients, enabling them to determine a solution that best suits them. 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.