Raj Anand
Raj Anand , LSM
Partner at WeirFoulds LLP
(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, and professional regulation. He is a former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and has also served 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 Tribunal Committee, and headed its reform of the Law Society’s Hearing Tribunal process. Raj has chaired panels of the Hearing and Appeal Divisions of the Law Society Tribunal for the last 14 years and has written about 200 decisions. In 2021 he was appointed to the Ontario Physicians and Surgeons Discipline Tribunal and the Discipline Committee of the College of Patent Agents & Trademark Agents. Raj has received numerous awards including the first Advocates’ Society Award of Justice, and the Law Society Medal, the highest honour awarded by the governing body of the legal profession in Ontario. In 2021 Raj received the SOAR (Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators) Medal.
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