• CIPP/C, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2020
  • Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 2013
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2012
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Science & Business, University of Waterloo, 2008

Hashim Ghazi is an associate of the firm. He practises information technology law and intellectual property law.

Practice Areas

Hashim’s practice focuses on advising technology clients with respect to contract review, drafting and negotiation, intellectual property protection, licensing and commercialization, outsourcing, e-commerce, privacy, security, CASL, cloud, mobile, and legal considerations for start-ups and emerging technologies, including AI, blockchain and smart contracts. Hashim also has experience in the prosecution, management, and enforcement of trade-marks. He advises clients on a wide range of industries, including payments and fintech, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, fashion and design, and media, sports and entertainment.

Hashim is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Canada, earning his CIPP/C credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals in 2020.

Prior to joining the firm, Hashim operated as a sole practitioner advising start-ups and entrepreneurial clients in technology, intellectual property, corporate and media law.

Professional Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), IT & IP Law Section, Secretary
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member
  • Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH), Member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Member
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group (TCLG), Member
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG), Member


October 30, 2018

Jennifer Davidson will be moderating a panel on Women in Technology at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual Conference in Montreal on October 30th, 2018.

The conference brochure is available here.

October 29, 2018

Richard Austin will be participating in a panel on “Intermediary Accountability in the Digital Age” at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual Conference in Montreal on October 29th, 2018.