Ahmad has a varied litigation practice with a focus on corporate and commercial litigation and professional liability. Ahmad has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario, as well as various administrative tribunals.
Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Ahmad completed his articles and practiced at a large national firm in Toronto. He then established a defence practice at Simcoe Chambers in Toronto, where he represented clients charged with offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Provincial Offences Act, including drug trafficking, aggravated assault and murder.
For several years, Ahmad taught a course on Diversity and Human Rights at McMaster University.
Counsel to the applicant in an oppression application seeking a sale of shares and wind-up of a corporation.
Counsel to the plaintiff in an action relating to deficiencies in a residential development project in Keswick.
Counsel to an individual accused of murder. Successfully advanced a defence of not criminally responsible due to mental disorder. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Counsel to a defendant in securities class action alleging secondary market misrepresentations. Successful dismissal of a motion for leave to commence an action for secondary market misrepresentation under Part XXIII.1 of the Securities Act, as well as a motion brought by the plaintiff to certify the action as a class proceeding. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Those wishing to bring a derivative action against a corporation should take note of the recent decision of Melnyk v Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation, which provides further guidance on the test for being granted leave to bring a derivative action.
- Anne Posno and Ahmad Mozaffari co-authored the article Outcry may curtail police social media surveillance which appeared in the November 18, 2016 issue...
- Ahmad Mozaffari authored the article Guidlelines for cellular 'tower dumps' clarified which appeared in the the September 30, 2016 issue of The Lawyers...