Shahnaz Dhanani Photo
Shahnaz Dhanani Photo
Shahnaz Dhanani Photo

Shahnaz Dhanani is building a legal practice as part of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. She works on a variety of files including substantive legal issues in international trade, employment, administrative, corporate and commercial law matters.

During her legal studies, Shahnaz was actively involved in community advocacy initiatives as a caseworker at the Legal Assistance of Windsor clinic, representing clients at tribunal hearings and mediations in Landlord Tenant, Social Benefits, and Criminal Injuries Compensation matters.

Shahnaz worked at McMillan as a summer and articling student before being called to the Ontario bar in 2021.


Speaking Engagements

Public legal education seminar on Human Rights Advocacy at the Landlord & Tenant Board for front-line support workers at the Windsor-Essex Homeless Coalition (2019)

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recipient of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues (WRLSI) Writing Prize for academic paper titled “Regulation of Art & Cultural Property in International Law” at the 13th annual Canadian Law Student Conference

Community Involvement

  • Legal Assistance of Windsor Clinic

Education & Admissions

Called to the Ontario bar
JDUniversity of Windsor, Faculty of Law
BA in International Development Studies, Art History and ManagementMcGill University


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Ontario Court of Appeal Interprets Van Breda Test in the Context of Tort Actions in Sinclair v Amex Canada Inc.

Ontario Court of Appeal allows appeal and stays tort action against foreign defendants due to lack of jurisdiction of the provincial court.

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May 11, 2023
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Winter Walkers, Be Warned: Occupiers Benefit from Contributory Negligence Analysis

Recent decision in Wilson v. 356119 Ontario Ltd. et al. details occupiers' liability and contributory negligence analysis required for slip and fall actions.

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Feb 16, 2023
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Ontario Superior Court Provides Refresher on Occupiers’ Liability Claims in Martin v. AGO et al.

This decision highlights that occupiers will not be found liable for injuries if they implement and follow a reasonable system of inspection and maintenance.

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May 26, 2022
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Canadian Blockchain Webinar – Cryptocurrency, Digital Assets and NFTs: Learn about different Canadian legal facets of the blockchain revolution

Join McMillan lawyers from a variety of legal fields as they walk through the law of blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFTs. This multi-disciplinary webinar will feature content of interest to all levels of experience in this innovative space. Speakers from industry and other jurisdictions are scheduled to appear to provide their insights on background, modern-day compliance and future issues.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Business Interruption Losses: Who is to Pay during the Pandemic?

Insurance coverage for business interruption losses has become a notable subject of litigation as pandemic-related claims make their way through the courts.

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Nov 8, 2021
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Ontario Divisional Court Allows Employee to Sue for Constructive Dismissal in Morningstar

The Ontario Divisional Court held that constructive dismissal claims for chronic mental stress from workplace harassment are not statute-barred by the WSIA.

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Sep 1, 2021