Tahir Khorasanee

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Tahir is the Vice President of the Employment Lawyers Association of Ontario and regularly advises employers in all manner of employment law issues.

Tahir’s practice focuses on employment, labour and human rights disputes at all levels of court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. He also practices commercial litigation. Tahir’s work as an employment lawyer includes, just-cause terminations, wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, human rights claims, employment standards, and workers’ compensation. He also advises on contractual matters, employee terminations, workplace policies, and conducts workplace investigations.

He is a member of the Ontario Bar Association Council, a member of the Ontario Bar Association Board of Directors and the Chair of its Young Lawyers Division. He was previously the vice chair and regional representative of the Young Lawyers Division, a newsletter editor of the Alternate Dispute Resolution section and a newsletter editor of the Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights section of the Ontario Bar Association. Tahir articled for a litigation boutique and was hired back for his tenacity to dig deep. He conducted a 3-week jury trial in his first year of practice. Just recently, Tahir conducted a three-day trial defending fraud allegations. Tahir has extensive experience with arguing motions, conducting examinations for discoveries and pre-trials.

Tahir has completed his Bachelors in Economics at York University and graduated with honours. Tahir has previous experience working in the financial services industry; he understands numbers and always has one eye on his client’s bottom line.

Upon graduation from law school, Tahir won a leadership award for his involvement in extra-curricular activities including moot court competitions, both at the law school and international level.

Education

  • York University, B.Ec
  • York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), LL.M.

Bar Admissions

  • Law Society of Ontario, 2018

Memberships

  • OBA Young Lawyers Division - Chair