Mujir A. Muneeruddin

Partner
Head of Business Law Group

Office: Toronto
Tel: 416-900-0304
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Publications

“Risk Capital”: Islamic Private Equity in a Globalized World:
Part 1 | Part 2

Shahzad Siddiqui &
Mujir A. Muneeruddin

The 3 Things Venture Capitalists Really Care About
Mujir A. Muneeruddin

 

3 Reasons You Can’t Trust Non-Disclosure Agreements
Mujir A. Muneeruddin

 

Mujir A. Muneeruddin

Mujir is a partner at Abrahams LLP and heads our Business Law Group, which includes all transactional, commercial, regulatory, and governmental practices within the firm.

Mujir's practice specializes in securities law, as he routinely advises mid-market technology companies in the raising of funds and corporate transactions. His experience includes having acted in initial public offerings (including reverse takeovers and qualifying transactions), private equity & venture capital financings, exchange listings, and public company mergers & acquisitions. Mujir also frequently advises on corporate governance and other securities compliance matters such as continuous disclosure requirements. Given a personal interest in seeing businesses grow, Mujir chairs the advisory board of a technology venture fund and he is also a co-founder/director of various technology startups. He also serves as a director for a volunteer medical clinic operating in the Greater Toronto Area.

Mujir is a graduate of Queen’s University, where he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and a Masters (LL.M.) in Corporate Law & Securities along with number of academic awards. He also holds a Diploma in Islamic Finance from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (London, UK), among the most widely-recognized such designations in the world.

Mujir is fluent in Arabic and Urdu (in addition to English).

Interests

Mujir is a general fan of sports, with a particular passion for football and basketball.

Sample Representative Work

  • Acted for PT Health Solutions Inc. (one of Canada's largest physiotherapy chains) in its plan of arrangement M&A transaction with Quindell Plc (QPP.L) and its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary
  • Acted for Waterloo Heights Properties Ltd. in its successful insider (takeover) bid for BW Park Place, a publicly-distributed limited partnership in the real estate space
  • Co-advised Brant Securities Inc. in its sponsorship of Look Communication Inc.'s change-of-business acquisition of Sunwave Gas & Power Inc. (resulting in OneEnergy Inc. - TSXV: LOK)
  • Acted for iMedical Innovations Inc. in its joint venture with CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX-V: EKG) and its subsequent series "A" and later venture financings
  • Advised a publicly-distributed entity in connection with a going-private transaction
  • Acted for a foreign entity in acquiring the Canadian assets (in the financial services technology space) of a London Stock Exchange listed issuer
  • Advised underwriters in connection with the sponsorship (for listing on the TSX-V) of an offshore hospitality & services company with operations in multiple jurisdictions
  • Advised a US OTC issuer in its acquisition of a technology developer with international operations

 

Practice Areas

Corporate Finance & Securities
Corporate & Commercial Law
Technology and Venture Capital

Bar Admissions

Ontario

Education

LL.M, Queen's University
CDIF, (CIMA) United Kingdom
J.D., Queen's University
B.A. Hons., McMaster University

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