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High-Stakes Securities Litigator Owais Ahmed Joins McCarthy Tétrault

To help clients successfully navigate their complex high-stakes securities litigation and commercial litigation matters, McCarthy Tétrault welcomes Owais Ahmed as a partner in our national Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group.

A renowned litigator with a proven track record of client success over his 15-year career, Owais has defended some of the largest companies across the B.C. region and nationally. He represents clients in shareholder disputes and claims made against directors and officers, and has defended clients against allegations of white-collar crime, securities class actions, and regulatory matters before the British Columbia Securities Commission, Ontario Securities Commission, Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization and Canadian securities exchanges.

Clients trust and value Owais for his exceptional listening skills, his ease in translating technical jargon into simple language, and his ability to see issues from the client’s perspective.

He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and is recognized as a leading securities litigator by Chambers Canada, Benchmark Litigation, Lexpert, and Best Lawyers. He is also a past recipient of the Lexpert Rising Stars Leading Lawyers Under 40 Award.

"Securities litigation continues to evolve and become more and more complex and sophisticated," said Sunil Kapur, McCarthy Tétrault’s National Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group Leader. "Owais' ability to provide strategic, client-focused solutions makes him an invaluable asset in safeguarding clients' interests and achieving successful outcomes in high-stakes disputes."

McCarthy Tétrault's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group gets to the heart of the real business issues, manages matters with objectivity and clarity and buffers your company against disruption. We do not waste time or reputation on pointless posturing. We seek satisfactory resolution or a successful outcome in court. Major businesses count on McCarthy Tétrault when they confront complex disputes, whether in Canada or internationally. Through our offices across Canada, we provide all the resources needed to handle complex and multijurisdictional disputes in either official language. Learn how our team can help you.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The Firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the Firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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