Faiz Lalani

Associate

Faiz Lalani

Faiz Lalani

Associate

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2016
    Ontario, 2015
    New York, 2015

Faiz is a versatile and creative litigator who draws on his multi-jurisdictional experience and training to assist clients on a variety of complex commercial disputes.

Faiz acts in contractual, shareholder as well as other commercial litigation matters and provides advice to clients on regulatory and administrative law issues.

Before joining Davies, Faiz was a litigation associate at a leading national law firm in Toronto.

Faiz Lalani

Associate

Faiz is a versatile and creative litigator who draws on his multi-jurisdictional experience and training to assist clients on a variety of complex commercial disputes.

Faiz acts in contractual, shareholder as well as other commercial litigation matters and provides advice to clients on regulatory and administrative law issues.

Before joining Davies, Faiz was a litigation associate at a leading national law firm in Toronto.

World Sikh Organization of Canada

Acting for the World Sikh Organization of Canada and its vice-president for Québec, Amrit Kaur, in their legal challenge of the Act respecting the laicity of the State, which prohibits the wearing of religious symbols by certain public sector employees.

Knight Therapeutics

Acted for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in successfully defending against the activist campaign, proxy contest and contested meeting led by Medison Biotech Ltd. with respect to Knight's 2019 annual meeting.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in an action against a former officer and related parties for the misappropriation of more than $6.5 million for their own benefit.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in proceedings with regard to the misappropriation of $22 million by a former employee and related parties.

Formula E Operations Ltd.

Acting for Formula E Operations Ltd. (FEO) in connection with its claims arising from the City of Montréal's decision to cancel the Montréal ePrix. This includes asserting FEO's claims against the City of Montréal and in the bankruptcy proceedings of Montréal C'est Électrique, a non-profit corporation set up by the City for the purposes of acting as promoter of the Montréal ePrix.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC

Acted for Triumph Aerostructures, LLC, in connection with its dispute with Bombardier Inc. regarding the wing designed and manufactured by Triumph for Bombardier's Global 7000 business aircraft, including a $455-million claim filed by Triumph before the Québec Superior Court. The dispute was ultimately resolved to both parties' satisfaction.

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust Inc.

Acted for Egale Canada, Canada's only national non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, in an action before the Québec Superior Court to invalidate eleven provisions of the Civil Code of Québec that discriminate against trans and intersex individuals and their children.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acting for Barrick Gold Corporation and certain of its former and existing officers and directors in connection with multi-jurisdictional class actions alleging breaches of the public disclosure requirements under the Québec Securities Act.

Article

Lessons from Latif: Guidance on the Use of Social Science Expert Evidence in Discrimination Cases, co-author – The Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 96, No. 1 (The Canadian Bar Association)

June 26, 2018 - Download this article.

Article

Noting the Obvious : A Reflection on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Application of Judicial Notice under sections 7 and 15 of the Charter, co-author

Dec. 31, 2016 - National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 31, Issue 1 (Carswell)

Article

The Test for Prima Facie Discrimination, co-author

Dec. 31, 2016 - Charter and Human Rights Litigation, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Federated Press)

Speaking Engagement

The Commons Institute, Administrative Tribunal Law and Practice program, “The Charter and Administrative Law”

Oct. 27, 2015

Speaking Engagement

University of Toronto, The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights Conference, “Redefining the Scope of Judicial Notice under sections 7 and 15 of the Charter

Feb. 27, 2015

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2016
Ontario, 2015
New York, 2015

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2014
Institut d’études politiques (Sciences Po) à Paris, 2013
McGill University, BA (Economics and History), 2010

Faiz is a versatile and creative litigator who draws on his multi-jurisdictional experience and training to assist clients on a variety of complex commercial disputes.

Faiz acts in contractual, shareholder as well as other commercial litigation matters and provides advice to clients on regulatory and administrative law issues.

Before joining Davies, Faiz was a litigation associate at a leading national law firm in Toronto.

World Sikh Organization of Canada

Acting for the World Sikh Organization of Canada and its vice-president for Québec, Amrit Kaur, in their legal challenge of the Act respecting the laicity of the State, which prohibits the wearing of religious symbols by certain public sector employees.

Knight Therapeutics

Acted for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in successfully defending against the activist campaign, proxy contest and contested meeting led by Medison Biotech Ltd. with respect to Knight's 2019 annual meeting.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in an action against a former officer and related parties for the misappropriation of more than $6.5 million for their own benefit.

Confidential Clients

Acting for confidential clients in proceedings with regard to the misappropriation of $22 million by a former employee and related parties.

Formula E Operations Ltd.

Acting for Formula E Operations Ltd. (FEO) in connection with its claims arising from the City of Montréal's decision to cancel the Montréal ePrix. This includes asserting FEO's claims against the City of Montréal and in the bankruptcy proceedings of Montréal C'est Électrique, a non-profit corporation set up by the City for the purposes of acting as promoter of the Montréal ePrix.

Triumph Aerostructures, LLC

Acted for Triumph Aerostructures, LLC, in connection with its dispute with Bombardier Inc. regarding the wing designed and manufactured by Triumph for Bombardier's Global 7000 business aircraft, including a $455-million claim filed by Triumph before the Québec Superior Court. The dispute was ultimately resolved to both parties' satisfaction.

Egale Canada Human Rights Trust Inc.

Acted for Egale Canada, Canada's only national non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, in an action before the Québec Superior Court to invalidate eleven provisions of the Civil Code of Québec that discriminate against trans and intersex individuals and their children.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acting for Barrick Gold Corporation and certain of its former and existing officers and directors in connection with multi-jurisdictional class actions alleging breaches of the public disclosure requirements under the Québec Securities Act.

Article

Lessons from Latif: Guidance on the Use of Social Science Expert Evidence in Discrimination Cases, co-author – The Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 96, No. 1 (The Canadian Bar Association)

June 26, 2018 - Download this article.

Article

Noting the Obvious : A Reflection on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Application of Judicial Notice under sections 7 and 15 of the Charter, co-author

Dec. 31, 2016 - National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 31, Issue 1 (Carswell)

Article

The Test for Prima Facie Discrimination, co-author

Dec. 31, 2016 - Charter and Human Rights Litigation, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Federated Press)

Speaking Engagement

The Commons Institute, Administrative Tribunal Law and Practice program, “The Charter and Administrative Law”

Oct. 27, 2015

Speaking Engagement

University of Toronto, The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights Conference, “Redefining the Scope of Judicial Notice under sections 7 and 15 of the Charter

Feb. 27, 2015

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2016
Ontario, 2015
New York, 2015

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2014
Institut d’études politiques (Sciences Po) à Paris, 2013
McGill University, BA (Economics and History), 2010