Ayaz Mehdi is called to the bar of Ontario and Punjab (Pakistan) and is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario and Advocate of the High Court of Punjab. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Southampton Law School in England and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Law from Carleton University in Ottawa, focusing on Law, Policy and Government. His main areas of practice are Family Law, Criminal Law, Will & Estates and Civil Litigation. He serves clients across the entire Greater Toronto Area.
Ayaz began his legal career as an officer with the Edmonton Police Service and worked in the Edmonton Community Legal Clinic as duty counsel on child custody, family and immigration issues. He has extensive experience appearing as a representative before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, Ontario Court of Justice and various tribunals.
When Ayaz is not active at the firm, he spends as much free time as possible with his family and is an avid soccer fan. He is an active participant in equity, diversity, and inclusion projects and offers legal services in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.