Legal Team
Legal Team

Our Lawyers

Peter Saad

Managing Principal

Jasy Ibrahim

Barrister & Solicitor

Vani Selvarajah

Barrister & Solicitor

Peter Saad

Managing Principal

   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.

Jasy Ibrahim

Barrister & Solicitor

   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.

Vani Selvarajah

Barrister & Solicitor

   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.

Our Law Clerks

Jill Rowe

Senior Law Clerk

Jill Rowe

Senior Law Clerk

   416.350.3505
   416.350.3510
  jill.rowe@saadlaw.com
  Saad Law Don Mills Location

Profile

Jill Rowe is a senior law clerk who focuses on corporate and commercial law. She began her career in 1996, bringing over 22 years of experience to the table.

Within her current role, Jill is involved in all aspects of the firm’s corporate and commercial law practice. This includes the preparation of transactional documents, the implementation of estate freezes and corporate reorganizations, the completion of incorporations, amendments, amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions and revivals, minute book reviews (including rectification resolutions and annual corporate maintenance), the completion of extra provincial registrations, business names and limited partnership registrations, and due diligence searches.

Formerly, Jill was the Corporate Secretary of Dominion Diamond Corporation where she was responsible for liaising with the Board of Directors, attending all Board, Committee and Shareholder meetings, preparing for such meetings (which included the drafting of notices, agendas and minutes, and maintaining the Board electronic portal), attending to SEDAR, EDGAR, TSX, NYSE and SEDI filings, and assisting with the preparation of annual filing materials and certifications.

Jill takes great pride in providing exceptional service and quality of work to her clients.

Our Administrators

Johanna Gusman

Administrator