The Honourable Naheed Bardai has been appointed a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. At the time of his appointment, Mr. Justice Bardai was a partner in the civil litigation group of MLT Aikins LLP. He earned a law degree from the University of Ottawa and practiced in that city until moving to Saskatchewan in 2004. Justice Bardai has served as President of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association and has conducted seminars for the Canadian Bar Association’s civil litigation section and the CPLED articling student program. He has also been active in a number of community groups. Justice Bardai is fluently bilingual in French and English and replaces Mr. Justice G.A. Chicoine, who retired in September 2019.