Peter A. Saad, Principal Lawyer

EDUCATION

University of Toronto
Juris Doctor
McMaster University
MBA, Strategic Marketing
Dean’s Honour List
Activities and Societies: MBA Case Competition Team
McMaster University
H.B.Comm, Strategic Marketing

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York Bar
Ontario Bar

PETER A. SAAD

Principal

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.

CONTACT

+1.905.301.5848

+1.905.301.9813

peter.saad@saadlaw.com

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Jasy Ibrahim

EDUCATION

University of Windsor
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law
Juris Doctor (JD)
University of Toronto
Bachelor of Science (Hons)

JASY IBRAHIM

Associate

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 250 million dollars in transactions and represents major financial institutions in various sectors including technology, health care, telecommunications and transportation.

Jasy brings to the table prior experience in commercial, corporate, employment, intellectual property and general law at firms in both Oakville and Toronto and began her practice with the design, implementation and management of a special project for the Access to Justice Program.

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 Ibrahim is a member of Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. She previously spent many years tutoring students with learning disabilities and was a guest lecturer on Critical Thinking and Philosophy in Secondary School. Jasy currently spends her time learning sign language and enjoys traveling.

CONTACT

+1.905.301.8339

+1.905.301.9813

jasy.ibrahim@saadlaw.com

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Vani Selvarajah

EDUCATION

University of Alberta
Bachelor of Laws
University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Legal Studies and Criminology

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ontario Bar (2012)

VANI SELVARAJAH

Associate

Vani Selvarajah is a corporate and commercial lawyer. Her clients and team members know her as a personable and analytical legal advisor who is able to present even the most complicated matters in a simple way that is unintimidating and easy to understand. Vani represents a wide range of clients in various corporate and commercial transactions.

Her exciting and 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. This unique experience combined with Vani’s intuitive, meticulous and practical legal skills, is what makes her a lawyer who closes deals efficiently while 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.

CONTACT

+1.905.232.2281

+1.905.301.9813

vani.selvarajah@saadlaw.com

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