Khizer Anwar

Partner

Khizer Anwar

Partner

Email kanwar@esqrow.com

Phone 416-645-6594 ext. 3

Biography

Pratice Areas

Khizer’s edge comes from a combination of his creativity and out-of-the-box thinking; personalized attention & engagement with his clients; and his bold, unwavering and resolute instinct.  Whatever the legal matter, Khizer sees to it that his clients get personalized representation that is uniquely tailored to them and ensures that he is accessible to them at their convenience.

Khizer’s practice areas include Real Estate Law & Commercial Litigation, specifically contract disputes.  Prior to establishing Esqrow Lawyers, Khizer practiced primarily in civil litigation, with an emphasis on injury law, as well as corporate/commercial law and Real Estate Law.  In addition, Khizer was appointed as an adjudicator by the Attorney General of Ontario to the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunal Ontario (SLASTO), where he adjudicated for two years at the License Appeals Tribunal (LAT) and the Ontario Parole Board (OPB).  He also conducted investigations for the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

Second to his passion for the law, Khizer is always on the look out for unique and interesting investments, and often acts as a mentor for young lawyers.  When not obsessing over legal matters, Khizer enjoys physical fitness, basketball, cricket and tennis.  He draws inspiration, motivation and strategy from his favourite athletes.  He is also an ardent animal lover.

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Estate Planning

Education & Bar Admission

BA Honours, York University 

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law

Admitted to the Bar since 2013

Member of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) 

Member of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

Speaker of Real Estate Law and Corporate/Commercial Law Professional Development Programmes as well as the implementation of a completely paperless legal practice structure.

Pratice Areas

Real Estate and Property Law:

Purchase & Sale of Land and/or Real Property; Commercial Property Purchase and Sale; Residential Property Purchase and Sale; Condominium Law; Contract Drafting and Review; Status Certificate Reviews, Review of Disclosure Statements, Mortgage refinance and second mortgage, Mortgage Documentation, Real Estate Litigation.  

Business Law

Drafting and review of leases/contracts, Corporate Commercial Law, Formation of Corporations (both federal and provincial), Business Restructuring, Disputes between partners and shareholders, ADR mediation and arbitration, advising on Privacy/Cybersecurity, Risk Assessment, Employment Law / HR Consulting, Intellectual Property, IT and Technology Law, Media and Entertainment Law, Franchise Agreements – Drafting and Negotiation, Regulatory Compliance.

Recognized For:

  • The handling of last minute and complex closings, as well as negotiating and re-opening dead deals.  We possess the requisite resources, manpower and team to ensure a seamless and stress-free process.  
  • Availability and Accessibility any day and time of the week – our team works around your schedule.  We offer remote/mobile services so that you do not need to leave the comfort of your own home. 
  • Upfront, Fixed and Reasonable Legal Fees [our clients are provided a fixed fee/flat-rate, inclusive if disbursements, so that there will be no surprises]

Khizer's Skills

Khizer is an expert negotiator who does not take no for an answer. He has a fair and principled approach, and is of the belief that there is a work-around to almost anything that can satisfy all parties involved. He is recognized for his zealous representation and out-of-the-box thinking, often offering up solutions and successfully closing deals that appeared to be at their end - often saving his clients from losing their deposits or facing potential lawsuits. His successes are not incidental. He possesses a natural aptitude for real estate and corporate commercial law that can be felt in his work. He is humbled and honored by the trust his clients have put in him and works hard to maintain that trust.