Rahool Agarwal

T 416 645 1787 F 416 598 3730
E ragarwal@lolg.ca

Rahool brings a combination of creative thinking, meticulous preparation and strong courtroom advocacy to each of his cases. His approach is practical and focused on achieving long-term strategic success for his clients.

Rahool's practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation, including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, proxy fights, director and officer liability, complex fraud cases and class actions. He is frequently called upon to handle time-sensitive disputes and has extensive experience bringing and defending urgent court proceedings. Rahool has also acted in a broad range of constitutional and public law matters, including cases involving the constitutionality of a safe injection site, the application of state immunity to claims of torture and the discretion of physicians to unilaterally withdraw life support.  

Rahool has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, the Quebec Court of Appeal, the BC Court of Appeal and in five cases in the Supreme Court of Canada. He also regularly appears before the Toronto Commercial List.

Rahool has been recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" by Legal 500, a "Rising Star" and “Leading Lawyer to Watch” by Lexpert and a "Precedent Setter" by Precedent magazine.  He is also actively engaged in the broader legal community.  He is the coach of the Lakehead University Wilson Moot team, a volunteer with Pro Bono Law Ontario, a member of the editorial board of the Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Review and was previously a member of the board of directors of the South Asian Legal Clinic (Ontario).

Community Involvement

  • Advocates’ Society, Member
  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Review, Contributing editor

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2007
  • JD, University of Toronto, 2006
  • B.Comm., University of Alberta, 2003
  • Legal 500: Next Generation Lawyer (Dispute Resolution: Ontario), 2018
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2017): Leading Lawyer to Watch (Litigation – Corporate Commercial)
  • Lexpert US/Canada Cross-Border Guide (2016): Corporate Lawyer to Watch
  • Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer under 40, 2016
  • Precedent Setter Award, Precedent Magazine, 2013
  • Young Practitioner of the Year, South Asian Bar Association of Toronto, 2011