Raj Anand
Raj Anand , LSM
(416) 947-5091
(416) 365-1876
66 Wellington St W, Suite 4100, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1980 (ON)
Raj Anand's practice includes administrative, human rights, constitutional and employment law, civil litigation, professional negligence and regulation. He is a former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and has also served on a variety of administrative tribunals: the Boards of Inquiry under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Police Services Act. Raj was appointed by the Ontario government to set up the independent Human Rights Legal Support Centre when it revamped the Ontario human rights adjudication process. As an elected Bencher of the Law Society for 12 years, he was the Chair of the Tribunals Committee, and headed its reform of the Law Society’s Hearings Tribunal process. Raj was the Bencher Vice Chair, and he continues as a non-Bencher adjudicator on the Hearing and Appeal Divisions of the Law Society Tribunal, where he has heard hundreds of cases and written about 170 decisions relating to licensing, capacity and conduct. He has also acted as counsel on internal matters, judicial reviews or appeals for a number of professional regulators and administrative tribunals. Throughout his career, Raj has received numerous awards including the Law Society Medal, the highest honour awarded by the governing body of the legal profession in Ontario.
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