Hussein A. Hamdani was born in Kampala, Uganda. He and his family came to Canada as refugees, and settled in the Niagara Region. When Hussein migrated to Canada with his parents and extended family, they had nothing more than their collective hopes and aspirations; dreams of a bright future and a place to call home.Read More
This is our detailed list of our diversity champions profiles that outline their law path and their involvements in their respective communities. Click "Read More" for more information on our diversity champions.
Philip Tsui obtained his law degree at Queen’s University and was admitted to the Bar in Ontario in 1999. He is an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Guns & Gangs Initiative, focusing on firearms, organized crime, drug, and homicide prosecutions.
Philip is the Co-Chair of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Advocacy and Policy Committee and has served as a board member of the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Vice Chair of the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, and as the President of the Chinese Canadian National Council (Toronto Chapter).
Mala Joshi is a lawyer, patent and trade-mark agent with over 13 years of private practice experience (both on the litigation and solicitor side) in some of the most prestigious law firms in Canada. Presently, she is General Manager and In-House Counsel at DermEdge Research Inc. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the National Intellectual Property Section of the CBA (under her tenure as Chair, the section won the National Section of the Year Award).Read More
Joseph Cheng is counsel with the Department of Justice Canada (Ontario Regional Office), where he litigates on behalf of federal government departments and agencies in the areas of constitutional, administrative, employment and regulatory law. From 2010 to 2011...Read More
Ramon Andal practices litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability, health law and administrative law. He served as member of the Board of Inquiry (Police Services Act), the Consent and Capacity Board and the Social Security Tribunal, Income Security Section.Read More
Kanta Wadhwan practises with Deloitte Conduit LLP. She has over 25 years of experience advising domestic and multi-national companies in the areas of commercial and regulatory law covering contracts, sales and distribution relationships, advertising and marketing, e-commerce, privacy and consumer protection issues.Read More
Sandy Thomas is Counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) in Toronto, where she has practised criminal and constitutional law since 1994. She received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Music from York University and her J.D. from Rutgers University, School of Law (Camden).Read More
Nadia Thomas was called to the bar in 2001. For over 16 years she has worked as Crown Counsel specializing in criminal law at the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Crown Law Office – Criminal. She has appeared at all levels of court, and has conducted numerous appeals in the Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of CanadaRead More
A graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Charlene Theodore is a lawyer with a background in public policy and government relations. As Counsel for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association,Ms. Theodore is Treasurer of both the Ontario Bar Association (Oba) and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, as well as Past Chair of the OBA Equality Committee...Read More
Paul Jonathan Saguil is Associate Vice President, Anti-Money Laundering, Canadian Banking at TD Bank Group, where he leads the teams responsible for anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing issues relating to the Canadian Payments business, and oversees key governance processes...Read More
A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and called to the Ontario Bar in 1994, Kara has 23 years' experience as a lawyer, in both the public and private sectors, specializing in entertainment law and providing legal, business and regulatory advice to senior executives and producers on a broad range of business issues...Read More
Hafeez Rupani is Vice-President, Legal Affairs at the Motion Picture Association – Canada (MPA-Canada), an organization who serves as the voice and advocate for major international producers and distributors of movies, home entertainment and television programming in Canada.Read More
Audrey was called to the Ontario bar in 1995. She received a double Honours Bachelor of Arts degree (Political Science and French) from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1989 and her LL.B from Ottawa University in 1993. Audrey’s practice is focused on insurance defence: commercial, professional negligence...Read More
Sangeetha Punniyamoorthy is a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) where she specializes in intellectual property and technology law. Sangeetha has over a decade of experience litigating copyright, patent and trademark matters, and also provides strategic advice in the procurement and enforcement of global brands in a variety of industriesRead More
Andres Pelenur is a Founding Partner of Borders Law Firm. Mr. Pelenur is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Citizenship & Immigration Law. He is also an attorney-at-law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Read More
Aman S. Patel is a Toronto lawyer whose practice includes representing those affected by crime. He has published articles in criminal law and civil remedies. Aman believes in giving back to the community. An avid cricketer, he mentors junior cricketers and assists in league governance.Read More
Tushar Pain graduated from the University of Alberta Law School and has been in private practice for more than twenty years. His areas of practice are restricted to criminal law and family law and include both trials and appeals.Read More
Sue-Lynn Noel is Vice President of Legal at GFL Environmental Inc., an environmental services company operating across Canada and Michigan with a workforce of more than 4,000 employees. In addition to broad corporate commercial work...Read More
I have general insurance defence litigation practice at Dutton Brock LLP which is downtown Toronto law firm. I have acted on behalf of insurers on various personal injury, general liability, property and subrogation matters in addition to providing opinions on insurance coverage issues.Read More