Abid Ahmed is building a broad business law practice focusing on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance as well as general corporate and commercial law. Abid employs a customized proactive approach when advising clients on matters of corporate and securities law. He has experience in a variety of areas including: public and private acquisitions, public offerings, private placement financings, reverse takeovers, proxy battles, securities regulation, and private equity and venture capital transactions.
Abid regularly advises clients on corporate governance matters, continuous disclosure requirements and other obligations under securities laws and stock exchange policies. Abid has experience acting for public and private companies across divergent industries, including: esports, technology, financial services, real estate, manufacturing, mining and other resource sectors.
Abid summered and articled with Miller Thomson LLP and joined the firm as an Associate following his call to the Ontario Bar in 2018. He received his Juris Doctor from Western Law. During his time at law school, Abid was a Teaching Assistant, Student Ambassador and worked as a Case Manager for the Western Business Law Clinic where he provided legal services and advised businesses on the financial and legal implications of their business activities. He also helped found the BizBasics program, which consists of workshops run by Toronto business lawyers aimed at educating law students on topics such as finance, accounting and client relations.
- “Esports: The Next Billion Dollar Industry“, September 2019
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2018
- J.D., Western Law, 2017
- B.A. (Hons.), Western University, 2013