Khizer Anwar

Khizer Anwar is a Partner at Agnihotri | Anwar LLP.  His practice areas include Real Estate Law & Civil Litigation.

Khizer comes from a diversified legal background, bringing with him a plethora of experience from various areas of the law.  Prior to establishing Agnihotri | Anwar LLP, Khizer practiced primarily in civil litigation, with an emphasis on injury law, as well as corporate/commercial, family and criminal litigation.

In addition to private practice, Khizer also worked in the public sector, working as duty counsel for Legal Aid Ontario, where he represented parties in their family and criminal court proceedings.  In addition, Khizer was also appointed by the Attorney General as a member of the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunal Ontario (SLASTO), where he worked as an adjudicator for the License Appeals Tribunal (LAT), as well as the Ontario Parole Board (OPB).   He also worked closely with a prominent Human Rights Lawyer in Ottawa/Quebec, with a focus on assisted suicide laws in Canada, as well as with the Office of the Senate Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel.

Khizer enjoys giving back to the community and being a voice for the underprivileged and marginalized in assisting them to achieve access to justice.  He has volunteered with various pro bono organizations and initiatives such as the Corporate Law Summary Advice Clinic, as well as the Connect Legal Project through Connect Legal Advice for Immigrants & Entrepreneurs.  In addition, Khizer provided pro bono legal services for the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program as well as the Lifeline Syria Legal Clinic. He currently acts as a Mentor with the South Asian Bar Association’s Mentorship Program.

Aside from the law, Khizer’s passions include physical fitness, basketball, cricket and tennis.  He draws inspiration, motivation and strategy from his favourite athletes and sports teams. He is also an avid movie-goer, food-junky, real estate investor and an animal lover.

CONTACT

T: 416-645-6594 ext. 1
F: 416-645-5994
E: kanwar@agnianwar.com

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Civil Litigation
    • Real Estate Litigation 
    • Personal Injury Law/ Medical Malpractice 
    • Employment Law
    • Contract Disputes
  • Wills & Estates 
  • Criminal Law
EDUCATION
  • University of Ottawa, J.D.
  • York University, B.A. Honours
  • Deans Honour Roll 
MEMBERSHIPS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • The Canadian Bar Association/Ontario Bar Association
    • The Real Property Section
    • Business Law Section
    • Competition Law
    • Intellectual Property Section
    • Elderly Law
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Toronto (SABA)
  • The Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 
  • Corporate Law Clinic – Pro Bono Law Ontario
  • Connect Legal Project – Connect Legal Advice for Immigrants & Entrepreneurs
  • Refugee Sponsorship Support Program
  • Lifeline Syria Legal Clinic
LANGUAGES
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi