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Anil Aggarwal lawyer in Toronto

Anil Aggarwal *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1998
Language(s) English, Hindi
Office(s) Toronto
*practising through a professional corporation

Anil Aggarwal regularly acts as counsel to investment funds, dealers, and managers, where he advises such clients on the manufacturing, structuring, distribution and management of both Canadian private and public and offshore investment vehicles.

Anil is frequently enlisted to advise on new fund launch strategy, and has drafted a wide range of material agreements for clients, including trust, management, advisory, sub-advisory and distribution agreements. In addition to work with mutual fund acquisitions, mergers and other reorganizations, Anil has filed numerous applications for exemptive relief, and prepared offering documents for both public and private investment funds.

Anil also has an active corporate and securities law practice. Focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and corporate governance, he regularly advises senior management, boards of directors and major shareholders of public and private corporations.

Frequently recognized for his expertise in investment funds and asset management, Anil has been listed in prominent legal directories including, Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Anil recently acted for OneREIT, a TSX-listed real estate investment trust, in connection with its sale to SmartREIT and Strathallen Acquisitions Inc., in an extraordinarily complex M&A transaction that was named by Lexpert Canada as one of the Top 10 Deals of 2017.

Anil served as Chair of Fasken's Business Law practice in Ontario from 2010-2017, having previously served as Vice-Chair since 2007.


  • Recognized in Mutual Funds Law, Private Funds Law and Corporate Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2021
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Investment Funds & Asset Management, Lexpert 2012 to 2021
  • Recognized nationwide in Investment Funds , Chambers Canada 2017 to 2021
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  • LLB Queen's University
  • MSc University of Toronto
  • BSc University of Toronto

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Associate Member, American Bar Association
  • Past Member, Editorial Board, CCH Canadian Securities Law Reporter
  • Past Member, Operations and Procedures Standing Committee, Investment Funds Institute of Canada
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