Nima Hojjati

Nima joined Swadron Associates after being called to the bar in 2018. He is a human rights lawyer with a practice focused on civil, administrative, and appellate advocacy, primarily in the areas of health law and police law. He is a member of the Consent and Capacity Board’s legal aid panel and is particularly interested in the law respecting consent to treatment and the implication of Charter guarantees.  

 

After obtaining an honours B.A. in Political Theory and Mandarin from McGill University, Nima attended law school at Queen’s University. At Queen’s Law, Nima was the President of the Law Students’ Society (Queen’s Law’s student government), the President of Queen’s OUTLaw, and worked as a caseworker with Queen’s Legal Aid. He was also the Law Students’ Society of Ontario’s Equity Officer, its inaugural Licensing Representative, and the Vice-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Law Students Section. At graduation, he received the Gavel Award for his contributions to student affairs throughout his time at law school and the course prize in Negotiations.

 

Nima worked as a summer law student at Ernst & Young LLP before articling at Bogoroch & Associates LLP, a plaintiff-side medical malpractice and personal injury litigation firm where he gained considerable experience in civil litigation and health law.

 

In 2016, Nima joined the Law Society of Ontario’s Equity Advisory Group (EAG) which is tasked with assisting in the development of policy options for the promotion of equity and diversity in the legal profession. Since 2018, he has been the Chair of EAG.

 

Nima is fluent in both Farsi and French.

 

Assistant:
Valerie Marzola
vmarzola@swadron.com
(416) 362-1234 ext. 238

 




 

Nima Hojjati

B.A., Political Science and Mandarin, McGill University 2014

J.D., Queen's University 2017

Call to the Bar: 2018 Ontario

Memberships: Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association, Toronto Lawyers’ Association

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Tel: (416) 362-1234, ext. 230
Fax: (416) 362-1232
nhojjati@swadron.com