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Mahdi M. Hussein

Associate
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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2017
  • LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School, (2020 – Present)
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2016
  • B.A. (Honours), High Distinction, University of Toronto, 2013
Mahdi Hussein
 Overview

Mahdi practices civil and commercial litigation and class action defence. He routinely represents clients in the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal.

In his day-to-day practice, Mahdi is retained by insurers, corporations, directors and officers to advance their claims in a zealous, practical, and principled manner. He often represents insurers and professionals in complex negligence cases, including, engineering defects, financial advising, and oppression claims.

In his commercial practice, Mahdi represents corporations in class action and cross-border disputes, as well as litigation arising out of contractual obligations, employment matters, and commercial lease disputes.

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 where he assisted policy makers with legislative amendments to the Trade-marks Act.

 Education
  • LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School, (2020 – Present)
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2016
  • B.A. (Honours), High Distinction, University of Toronto, 2013
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2017
 Assistant  Experience
  • Cottage Advisors of Canada Inc. v. Prince Edward Vacant Land Condominium Corporation No. 10, 2021 ONSC 1203 (condominium director oppression application) -

    Successfully represented a condominium in a claim of oppression. View Decision here.

  • Cottage Advisors of Canada v Prince Edward Vacant Land et. al., 2020 ONSC 6445 -

    Successfully represented directors of a condominium in striking out a claim of oppression, interference with contractual relations, and defamation, without leave to amend.  View Decision here.

  • Advanced Farms Technologies-Ja, Limited v. Yung Soon Farm Inc. et al., 2020 ONSC 3831 -

    Successfully represented an international exporter in striking out a six million dollar defence and counterclaim. View Decision here.

  • Macreanu v. Godino, 2020 ONSC 535 -

    Successfully represented a director and fifty-percent shareholder in a claim for oppression and the commencement of a derivative action. View Decision here.

  • Wallace v. Bedford, 2019 ONSC 6756 -

    Successfully represented an owner of a residential property in resisting a certificate of pending litigation.

  • Roni Excavating v. Plus Development Group Corp., 2018 ONSC 7242 -

    Represented a developer in a construction lien claim.

Recognition

 Memberships

Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Toronto Lawyers' Association
 Community

Community

  • In his spare time, Mahdi assists several non-profits, in his capacity as a board member and treasurer 

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