Our lawyers worked at prominent Toronto litigation boutiques before joining Ahmed Law. They have appeared before all levels of Ontario civil courts, and have a proven track record of success.

Riaz S. Ahmed

Hemad Mokhtari


Riaz S. Ahmed

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Riaz is a member of the Ontario Bar and launched Ahmed Law in 2011.  He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo and his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School.  Prior to law school, Riaz worked with various technology startups in the financial services sector.

Riaz has worked for prominent Toronto litigation firms and has extensive experience in business litigation, including shareholder oppression claims, winding-up proceedings, civil fraud actions, injunctions, franchise litigation and commercial lease claims.  He has also acted on numerous wrongful, constructive and unjust dismissal actions, as well as workplace discrimination claims.  Riaz regularly advises employers and employees on hiring and termination practices, the use of independent contractors, obligations of departing employees, workplace investigations and various other employment law issues.

He has appeared before all levels of Ontario courts, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Divisional Court, the Superior Court of Justice (and its specialized Commercial List courts), the Small Claims Court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and other boards and tribunals.

Outside of work, Riaz is an avid reader, basketball junkie and die-hard Toronto Raptors fan.

Hemad Mokhtari

Hemad was called to the Bar in 2015 after articling with Ahmed Law.  He worked for a prominent downtown litigation firm before returning to Ahmed Law as an Associate.  Hemad obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and his J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law.  He is licensed to practice law in Ontario and Florida.

Hemad has experience in a broad range of civil litigation matters.  His practice currently focuses on commercial litigation, employment law and human rights claims.  He has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice,  Divisional Court,  Court of Appeal for Ontario and various tribunals including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Landlord and Tenant Board.

During his spare time, Hemad likes to stay active and attend sporting events. He is a sports fanatic and a long-suffering Toronto sports fan.