Donia Hashem Photo
Donia Hashem Photo
Donia Hashem Photo

Donia is a talented litigator focused on resolving complex corporate, commercial, construction, and cross-border disputes.

Donia represents clients in contract and stakeholder disputes, delay and cost overruns claims, injunctions, commercial arbitrations, and enforcement of letters rogatory matters. Her mandates include First Nations, insurance parties, energy and infrastructure projects as well as other major commercial industries.

Donia is a member of The Advocates’ Society, The American Bar Association, and the Canadian Association for Women in Construction. She regularly volunteers on Pro Bono Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline and has been published by Canada’s top construction law journals, including the Journal of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, and the Construction Law Letter.



Media Mentions


Rankings & Recognitions

  • Samuel Rubinoff Award for Most Outstanding Research Paper

Community Involvement

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • American Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyer’s Association
  • Pro Bono Ontario
  • Canadian Association for Women in Construction

Education & Admissions

2020
Called to the Ontario bar
2019
JDOsgoode Hall Law School
2016
Master of Public PolicyUniversity of Toronto
2012
Bachelor of Science in Foreign ServiceGeorgetown University

Publications

Insights (6 Posts)

Featured Insight

Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Creates Green Incentives for Regulated Facilities (Update)

Canada has published the Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations establishing a system for projects preventing or removing GHGs from the atmosphere.

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Jun 21, 2022
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Canada’s Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Creates Green Incentives for Regulated Facilities

Publication of Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations under section 195 of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

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Apr 7, 2021
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Unscrambling the Egg: New Guidance for Assessing Concurrent Delay on Construction Projects

A recent Ontario court decision provides new guidance on how to assess responsibility for concurrent delays in construction projects.

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Mar 10, 2021
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Occupiers’ Liability Amendment: Ontario Shortens Notice Periods for Snow and Ice Related Claims

On December 8 2020 Ontario passed Bill 118 amending the Occupiers Liability Act and shortening the notice period in slip and fall claims from 2 years to 60 days

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Dec 18, 2020
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Canada Legally Commits to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Canada Legally Commits to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

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Dec 7, 2020
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Ontario’s New Blue Box Regulations Shift Consumer Product End-of-life Responsibilities to Producers

Ontario's proposed regulation would transition the current Blue Box Program to an extended producer responsibility ("EPR") model.

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Nov 10, 2020