- Ontario (2019)
- Osgoode Hall Law School (2018) JD
- Carleton University (2015) BA (Honours - Criminology and Criminal Justice) (High Distinction; Senate Medal)
Adam H. Kanji
is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.
Adam is developing a broad litigation practice. Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Adam was a summer and articling student at the Constitutional Law Branch of the Ministry of the Attorney General. During his time as a student, he worked on cases before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as multiple matters before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Adam received his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was a Research Assistant to Professors Bruce Ryder and Palma Paciocco, competed in the Wilson Moot, and volunteered as a caseworker at the Community & Legal Aid Services Program. Adam continues to remain involved in mooting by acting as a judge in moots for undergraduate and law students.
Adam is also a former referee with Ontario Soccer. As a referee, he has overseen games at the semi-professional, university and college levels, as well as at multiple provincial and national championships.
Successfully represented the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program against a claim that Ontario's Special Diet Allowance discriminated against ethical vegans by not including them within the program's terms. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
The Advocates' Society
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
On October 17, 2019, a five-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal released its unanimous decision in Bancroft-Snell v Visa Canada Corporation. The Court’s decision has significant implications for the procedural rights of class members involved in settlement discussions and approval under the Class Proceedings Act, 1992.
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