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Mahgol Taghivand listen


Mahgol* is an associate at Lenczner Slaght. As a law student, Mahgol honed her advocacy skills through mooting competitions, representing clients as part of Queen’s Legal Aid, completing a summer internship at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and an internship at the Department of Justice. Now, she advocates§ for justice for her clients. During her articling term, Mahgol worked on a variety of complex matters, and has gained experience taking matters to trial, mediation, and arbitration. Whether it be in the courtroom or outside of it, in all of Mahgol’s roles, she campaigns for justice to be done. She brings that passion for justice onto every case she is on at Lenczner Slaght. .


  • Bar Admissions:
    • Ontario (2023)
  • Education:
    • Queen’s University (2022) JD
    • University of Toronto (2019) MSc
    • McMaster University (2017) HBSc


Mahgol Taghivand (she/her)

is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Mahgol’s developing litigation practice covers a variety of areas, including commercial disputes, civil matters, professional liability and regulation. Prior to being called to the Bar, Mahgol was a summer and articling student at Lenczner Slaght.

Mahgol graduated from Queen’s University in 2022. While in law school, Mahgol worked as a student caseworker for Queen’s Legal Aid, where she represented clients in criminal matters, landlord-tenant disputes and disability benefit claims. She coached the Jessup Moot team and was a member of the Jessup Moot team that was awarded second place memorial at the Canadian Jessup Rounds and a Hardy C. Dillard Award for Best Combined Memorials at the Global Jessup Rounds. As part of the Queen’s Human Rights Law Club, Mahgol was one of the organizers of Human Rights in Pandemic Times: A Canadian Law School Conference and Colonialism in Modern Times: A Canadian Law School Conference. Mahgol completed internships at the Human Rights Law section at the Department of Justice working on Charter and international matters. She also completed an observership at the Ontario Court of Justice in Kingston focusing on criminal law matters.

Mahgol worked to defend Canadians’ civil liberties and constitutional rights as a summer intern at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association where she completed rotations in the Privacy & Equality sections of the organization.

Prior to law school, Mahgol completed a Master’s degree in Science at the University of Toronto and an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Biology & Psychology at McMaster University.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Iranian Canadian Legal Professionals

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Group of Racialized (Ontario) Women Litigators

  • Women’s Law Association of Ontario

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