Tanzim Rashid


Articling Student

T 416 956 5087 F 416 598 3730
E trashid@lolg.ca
Tanzim is committed to building a dynamic and well-rounded civil litigation practice. 

Tanzim is part of the inaugural articling class at Lax O’Sullivan. He previously summered at the firm, building relationships, learning the fundamentals of the litigation practice, and strengthening his understanding of substantive law. Tanzim is a recent graduate of the J.D./M.B.A. program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, graduating magna cum laude in law school and with distinction in business school. He received numerous awards including the Benjamin Laufer Prize in International Law. He was twice a part of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot team. Tanzim has also been involved in student leadership and community service, having founded and been Co-President of the Osgoode Society for Civil Litigation, a Caseworker for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and Contributor for The Court.ca.



  • J.D. (magna cum laude), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2023
  • M.B.A. (with distinction), Schulich School of Business, 2023
  • Hons. B.A. (Provost’s Scholar & High Distinction) in Ethics, Society & Law and Criminology, University of Toronto, Trinity College, 2018
  • Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Caseworker
  • Osgoode Society for Civil Litigation, Co-Founder and Co-President
  • Baby Jessup 1L International Law Moot, Co-Founder and Mooting Director
  • TheCourt.ca, Contributor
  • Osgoode International Law Students’ Association, Executive
  • Public & Constitutional Law, Dean's Fellow
  • SABA Student Recognition Award, 2023
  • Bronze Medal Oralist and Best Respondent Factum: Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot, 2022
  • Benjamin Laufer Prize in International Law, 2023
  • Makau Mutua Prize in International Human Rights Law, 2023
  • Honourable R.W. Rowell Prize in Public International Law, 2023
  • National Association of Japanese Canadians & Roger Sachio Obata C.M. Prize in International Human Rights Law, 2023
  • Highest Standing in Jurisprudence, 2022
  • Highest Standing in International Criminal Law, 2022
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP Business Law Internship Award, 2021
  • Top Oralist: Frozen Open Osgoode Moot, 2020
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell Prize (Highest Standing in First Year Ethical Lawyering), 2020
  • The Hon. William G.C. Howland Award of Excellence Entrance Scholarship, 2019