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Taya Nabuurs


65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 2024

Legal Assistant(s): Barbara Kelly

Taya has a diverse litigation practice, focused particularly in the areas of family and criminal litigation. Taya has experience assisting in the negotiation and resolution of ongoing divorce proceedings, including preparing submissions to the court on issues of parenting arrangements and the equalization of family property. Taya has also been involved on both sides of child protection and criminal proceedings, offering her a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities involved in interactions between individuals and the state. Taya’s practice also includes labour and employment law as well as professional regulation and misconduct, including assisting clients in navigating workplace disputes and defending professionals in medical malpractice claims. Taya takes a client-first, trauma-informed approach to help her clients navigate high-stress situations with compassion and attentiveness. Taya is dedicated to ensuring her clients’ legal strategies and solutions are tailored to their unique needs.

Education & Career


University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor, 2023
University of Prince Edward Island/Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Master in Global Affairs, 2020
University of Prince Edward Island, Bachelor of Arts, 2019


Board Member – PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre

Spokesperson & Volunteer – Young Voters of Prince Edward Island, 2019-present

Member – Women and Gender Equality Canada’s Youth Working Group on Gender Equality, 2019-2021

Mentee, JurisMentor Program, 2020-2021

Mentee, Criminal Law Courthouse Mentorship Program, 2020-2021


Florence Simmons Global Experience Scholarship

PEI’s Famous Five Graduating Student Award

PEI Teacher’s Federation Scholarship

Academic Excellence Award

Dean’s Honours List

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