Vani Selvarajah

   416.350.3500

   416.350.3510

  vani.selvarajah@saadlaw.com

  Saad Law Don Mills Location

Profile

Vani Selvarajah is a corporate and commercial lawyer. Amenable, intuitive and analytical, Vani is a legal advisor who represents a wide range of clients in various corporate and commercial transactions.

Her diverse professional background includes prior work in refugee and immigration law with Barbara Jackman at Jackman Nazami & Associates, corporate and business law at GA Law, and human rights advocacy through Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada at the United Nations. Vani’s cultured experience combined with her intuitive, meticulous and practical legal skills, gives her the essential skillset to close deals efficiently, always protecting the best interests of her clients.

Graduating from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts focusing in Legal Studies and Criminology, Vani attended law school at the University of Alberta. She received her law degree in 2011 and was called to the Bar in 2012.

Vani is currently on the Board of Directors for Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, an organization of lawyers who promote human rights around the world, and appears regularly before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Through these organizations, Vani advocates for human rights across the globe, taking active participation in the world’s most pressing issues.


Jasy Ibrahim

   905.301.5848

   905.301.4448 ext 108 (Assistant)

   905.301.9813

  jasy.ibrahim@saadlaw.com

  Saad Law Mississauga Location

Profile

Jasy Ibrahim is an associate specializing in corporate and commercial law. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial real estate and general corporate matters. She has facilitated over one billion dollars in transactions and represents major financial institutions in various sectors including technology, health care, telecommunications and transportation.

Beginning her law career on a special project for the Access to Justice Program, she performed design, implementation and management tasks. Today, Jasy brings to the table prior experience in commercial, corporate, employment, intellectual property and general law at firms in both Oakville and Toronto.

Jasy graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, after which she acquired her Canadian Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Degree and American Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, respectively. During law school, Jasy competed in multiple trial and appellant moot court competitions. She was also awarded the Certificate for Recognition for Excellent Achievement in Law and Literature. In her spare time, Jasy worked closely with the Community Legal Aid’s Windsor Chapter, and spent three years as a Board Member of the Windsor United Way Executive Committee.

Jasy is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.


George Nashaat

   905.301.5848

   905.301.4448 ext 108 (Assistant)

   905.301.9813

  george.nashaat@saadlaw.com

  Saad Law Mississauga Location

Profile

George Nashaat is an associate who works within the realms of financing, acquisitions, commercial leasing and corporate law. With a particular focus on financing, George acts as counsel to major banks, providing opinions on the enforceability of loans, registering mortgages and security interests, and coordinating credit requirements. George advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters, with a specific emphasis on pharmacy acquisitions, shareholders’ agreements and commercial leases.

George earned his JD/MBA from the University of Calgary and worked within the legal departments of three major energy companies. In these positions, George engaged in securities, corporate finance, small claims, and environmental and regulatory tasks.

With a laser focus on the big picture, George takes the time to know his clients and advance their concerns successfully. He approaches every issue from both a legal and business perspective, and his high attention to detail and exceptional writing skills ensure that he delivers with 100% accuracy on every file.

George is a member of the Toronto Lawyers’ Association.


Felix Ng

   905.301.5848

   905.301.4448 ext 108 (Assistant)

   905.301.9813

  felix.ng@saadlaw.com

  Saad Law Mississauga Location

Profile

Felix Ng is an associate who engages in financing, acquisitions, commercial leasing and corporate law. Managing corporate financing transactions and files from beginning to end, Felix represents both major banks and borrowers, offering full support to the financial institution and providing legal guidance to the borrower. In acquisitions and commercial leases, Felix drafts agreements, handles closing documents, acts as the primary point of contact for financial matters, and negotiates leases on behalf of landlords and tenants.



After earning his undergraduate degree in finance, Felix immediately went on to obtain his JD from the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. He then articled at Saad Law for ten months at which time he was admitted to the Bar and hired as a full time associate.

Felix has an exceptional work ethic and high attention to detail. Always quick to respond and identify potential issues early on in a file’s lifecycle, Felix puts his clients at ease with perceptive, transparent and informative legal counsel.


Peter Saad

   905.301.5848

   905.301.4448 ext 108 (Assistant)

   905.301.9813

  peter.saad@saadlaw.com

  Saad Law Mississauga Location

Profile

Specializing in corporate and commercial law, Peter Saad is the principal lawyer and founder of Saad Law. Known by his peers as a forthright lawyer who always tells it how it is, Peter is pragmatic, perceptive and professional. He manages and oversees all matters at Saad Law, providing integral counsel and guidance to both his staff members and clients on a wide range of legal transactions. Throughout the course of his career, Peter has successfully closed over $50 billion in deals and has had the opportunity to represent many high profile clients including Bunge Limited, Barrick Gold Corporation, BE Aerospace Inc., McGraw-Hill Incorporated, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Peter also played an instrumental role in two of the largest mergers and acquisitions in the mining industry in 2012, worth over $7.0 billion combined.

After working for one of the world’s largest corporate law firms in New York City, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Peter developed Saad Law with a single goal in mind: to help businesses succeed. With the capacity to handle large, complex matters and the client-centred vision to provide a genuinely personalized legal service, Saad Law opened its doors to help both individuals and companies successfully manage their corporate, commercial and real estate legal needs.

Peter graduated from the University of Toronto’s Juris Doctor Program and holds an MBA in Strategic Marketing. His legal acumen combined with his strong business and marketing expertise, is what enables Peter to provide his clients with astute legal and business advisory services.

Peter is frequently called upon by colleagues to proactively problem solve and provide trusted advice. He is also a regular keynote speaker at a wide range of events throughout Toronto and the GTA.