As a litigation lawyer, Farhad prides his practice on the results he provides to clients. His varied and wide-ranging practice includes civil, defamation law, construction liens, commercial/franchise, family and estate litigation.
Farhad has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Superior Court (Civil, Family, and Small Claims branches), the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Criminal Injury Compensation Board, the Labour Relations Board and the Ontario Health Services Review Board.
Among a wide variety of small and large business owners, he represents several franchisors and franchisees in a wide-range of corporate litigation, and commercial landlord and tenant disputes. He also assists clients in corporate restructuring. Farhad works in tandem with an external team of tax specialists, to protect his clients and their investments. He also represents contractors and property owners in construction lien matters.
Farhad also has immersive experience in defamation. Specifically, Farhad is one of the few lawyers at the City of Ottawa that has substantial experience in cyber defamation. He has successfully obtained several disclosure Court Orders against publishing websites in Canada such as Google, and various telecommunication companies to determine the real identity of cyber defamers hiding behind aliases.
In his estate litigation practice, Farhad represents clients in proceedings on issues related to powers of attorney, passing of accounts, will challenges, guardianship applications, and all other estate litigation matters.
Farhad also represents family law clients in high-conflict disputes regarding custody and access, child and spousal support, as well as division and equalization of family property. His goal is to provide you with a thoughtful, and cost effective legal experience, which he provides in English, French and Farsi.
Farhad graduated from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law with a combined degree in Civil and Common Law. Farhad also completed his Certificate in Arbitration from Penn State Law (The Dickinson School of Law) in conjunction with McGill University.
When not in the office, Farhad is passionate about travelling and exploring new cultures. In his little free time from the office, he enjoys playing table tennis and rugby. But not at the same time.
– County of Carleton Law Association
– Canadian Bar Association
– Ontario Bar Association
– Law Society of Ontario