- Called to the Bar of Ontario
- J.D. | University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, English Common Law Section
- MA | University of Toronto, Department of Political Science
- B.A. (Hons), | University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts & Science
Syed Fahd Ahmed | Barrister & Solicitor
Fahd is a social justice oriented lawyer based in downtown Toronto. He is called to the bar of Ontario. Fahd’s practice includes immigration, refugee, and citizenship law; criminal law; and employment & human rights law. Depending on an assessment of a client’s needs at a consultation, he may be able to assist with other legal matters, or connect them with relevant professionals in his vast networks. Fahd maintains a virtual law practice. He leverages technology where possible to deliver efficient and high quality service to clients. Clients can book appointments to meet with him online through videoconference or by telephone, and physically as needed.
Fahd completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law in the English Common Law Section. While in law school, Fahd was a keen student of the law, and the recipient of several scholarships throughout his study. He realized early that he was drawn to humanized areas of law and access to justice for marginalized communities. He conducted major research on Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, and focused on oral advocacy. Prior to his call to the bar, Fahd articled at a federal regulator’s busy prosecutions office downtown. Having worked in two federal regulators and a boutique law firm, Fahd has significant knowledge in public law and can leverage this towards serving his clients. Fahd is able to use his passion for research and writing, and his strong analytical and communication skills, to guide clients through the various steps in their respective legal matters.
Prior to attending law school, Fahd completed a Master of Arts in political science at the University of Toronto’s (St. George) Department of Political Science. Before that, he completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction at the University of Toronto (St. George), majoring in criminology.
When he is not working, Fahd enjoys pursuing fitness goals, and spending time with family and friends. When he finds the opportunity, he also likes volunteering for causes he is passionate about.