Qualifications

  • 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 a partner of the firm. He practises information technology, privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property law.

Practice Areas

Hashim’s practice focuses on advising public- and private-sector clients on technology contracting review, drafting and negotiation; data protection, privacy, cybersecurity and digital risk matters; and emerging technology legal considerations, including with respect to artificial intelligence, automation, blockchain, smart contracts, cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Hashim also has experience in the prosecution, management, licensing and enforcement of trade-marks and copyright. He advises clients on a wide range of industries, including insurance and financial services, start-up and emerging tech, 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

Events

April 7, 2021

Hashim Ghazi will be co-chairing the Ontario Bar Association's 2021 program: "Service Providers' Obligations Under Bill C-11" on April 7, 2021 from 10:00-11:00AM (ET). 

March 16, 2021

Hashim Ghazi will be moderating a roundtable on the legal issues surrounding making websites accessible to persons with disabilities hosted by the CAN-TECH on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. 

To learn more, click here

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.