Syed Kabir

I have been a lawyer for over 15 years. I have defended clients facing various criminal charges including indecent act, theft, assault, accessory after the fact, criminal harassment, possession of drugs etc. My primary focus is always to avoid conviction for the client and get the charges withdrawn, if possible, in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

I started my career as an Associate Lawyer and later became Partner in a law firm where I specialized in civil litigation, criminal litigation, corporate, commercial and banking matters. I then joined a major multinational corporation as Senior Legal Counsel and was later promoted as General Counsel. During my tenure as a lawyer and also In-House Counsel, I had the opportunity to work with people of different backgrounds and have visited many countries including India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

I enjoy helping people by resolving conflicts which led me to pursue a career in law. My approach to conflict resolution is firstly through negotiation and mediation, and if those fail, then through litigation. In all of the approaches, I always strive to use the most cost-effective and efficient method for the client.

Professional Memberships

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Ontario Bar Association
Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
Member, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
Member, Peel Law Association
Member, Peel Criminal Lawyers Association
Member, The Law Society of Upper Canada
Member, The General Council of the Bar (UK)
Member, The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn (UK) 
Member, Bangladesh Bar Council
Member, Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association


LL.B., University of Dhaka (1996)
LL.M., University of Leeds, England (1998)
PGDL, Nottingham Trent University, England (1999)
Called to the Bar of England and Wales (1999)
Called to the Bar of Bangladesh (1999)
Called to the Bar of Ontario (2014)

Other Languages

Bengali, Hindi and Urdu

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