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Mahdi Hussein, B.A. (Hons.), JD


Practitioner in business, commercial and civil litigation.

Mahdi has a broad and growing practice in commercial litigation, including but not limited to, cross-border, real estate and property, international and domestic sales of goods, civil fraud, trade-marks opposition, domain name protection, and franchise litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Mahdi previously worked at a prominent litigation boutique and has represented condominium developers in construction disputes, shareholders with oppression claims, and has provided regulatory advice to institutions regarding privacy law and cyber security matters. Mahdi has also acted for plaintiff’s in enforcing significant judgments and unravelling fraudulent conveyances.

While completing his law degree, Mahdi participated in the Intellectual Property Clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School, and completed a term as a policy analyst at the Trade-marks and Copyright Branch of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. During his tenure, Mahdi assisted policy makers with legislative amendments to the Trade-marks Act.

The University of Toronto, 2013, (B.A.), (high distinction)
Osgoode Hall Law School, 2016 (J.D).
Ontario, 2017