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Donia Hashem is building a broad legal practice in civil and commercial litigation. She works on a variety of files relating to complex contractual disputes, class action defence, product liability, and regulatory compliance.

During her legal studies, Donia was selected as the Dean’s Fellow for Property Law, and received the Samuel Rubinoff Award for research and writing. Prior to law school, Donia worked at the Ontario Government’s Cabinet Office as well as at a prominent NGO in the MENA region.



Media Mentions


Rankings & Recognitions

  • Samuel Rubinoff Award for Most Outstanding Research Paper

Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Ontario
  • Pro Bono Students Canada
  • Special Olympics Ontario

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 by Donia Hashem (5 Posts)

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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