Civil and Commercial Litigation
Regulatory and Tribunal
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Year of Call
2019 J.D., University of Ottawa
2015 BH.Sc.. University of Western Ontario
Jamal is an Associate Lawyer at Fernandes Hearn LLP practicing with the firm’s litigation group. He is a bold advocate and trusted advisor who regularly advises clients on a variety of commercial and insurance matters, including transportation, occupier’s liability, products liability, professional negligence, and contract disputes. His approach to litigation is pragmatic and cooperative. He focuses on providing timely, measured, and cost-effective results and strives to consistently develop cohesive strategies that meet his clients’ needs.
He has successfully represented his clients at various levels of Court and Administrative Tribunal including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Licence Appeal Tribunal, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and Small Claims Court as well as at numerous private arbitrations.
Prior to joining Fernandes Hearn LLP, Jamal articled and practiced at a prominent litigation boutique where he advised corporate and private clients on complex commercial, insurance, and privacy matters.
Jamal also takes an interest in legal research and writing whose works have been published in a number of publications, including the Toronto Law Journal and Mondaq Canada Publications.
Jamal graduated cum laude from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law in 2019. During law school, Jamal was competitively selected as a Teaching Assistant for the Faculty’s Dispute Resolution Practicum. He was awarded the Rick Weiler Prize for Effective Lawyer-Client Relations and Teamwork in Mediation. Jamal also holds an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario.
In his spare time, Jamal is an avid Toronto sports fan, enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants and coffee shops in the city, and listening to Charles Bradley records.
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