Award announcement

Hussein Hamdani receives 2015 SABA Legal Award

January 15, 2016

The South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Toronto is proud to announce that Hussein Hamdani is a recipient of the 2015 SABA Legal Award.

Hussein A. Hamdani was born in Kampala, Uganda on October 2, 1972.  He and his family came to Canada as refugees, and settled in the Niagara Region. Today, Hussein is a valued and respected partner of a Hamilton/Burlington based firm, Simpson Wigle LAW LLP. He is engaged in general corporate, commercial practice that includes commercial and residential real estate law.

Hussein has received a number of accolades and awards for his pro bono and volunteer work including in October 2015, Urbanicity Magazine’s 30 Most Influential People in the City of Hamilton. Hussein is the only lawyer in private practice to be named by the magazine as a change agent.

Congratulations Hussein!

The Legal Excellence Awards are presented to members of the Ontario legal profession in recognition of their outstanding dedication, creativity, initiative, achievement and contribution to the community, profession, legal scholarship and pro bono activities.

South Asian Bar Association of Toronto

The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto is dedicated to promoting the objectives of South Asian members of the legal profession. Members of SABA include lawyers that self-identify as South Asian or are of South Asian origin, and lawyers that advocate on issues of relevance to the South Asian community. Our membership is dynamic, ever-expanding and includes lawyers from large and small law firms, sole practitioners, government agencies and departments, non-profit organizations, and corporations. Members of the judiciary, academics and law students also form an integral part of SABA. We are part of the North American South Asian Bar Association.

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