Eashan Karnik FRSA is a Juris Doctor Candidate at the University of Ottawa with an HBSc with Distinction from the University of Toronto. Beginning as a young volunteer for a local  group in the City of Mississauga, Eashan has moved on to work for governments and private corporations across Canada. Upon entering law school, Eashan has begun working in legal roles on topics such as securities, corporate governance, corporate finance, international trade, and intellectual property. From his humble beginnings in Mississauga, Eashan has now attended and spoken at prestigious institutions such as the United Nations in New York, the World Trade Organization in Geneva, the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, and on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.


  • Juris Doctor Candidate at the University of Ottawa
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
  • Alumnus of the University of Cambridge’s English Law and Legal Methods program specializing in Company Law and Private International Law
  • Former Legal Intern at TELUS working in regulatory and administrative law
  • Summer Analyst at Clausehound, a Toronto-based legaltech firm, working in corporate and securities law
  • Research Fellow at Open AIR (African Innovation Research) with a focus on IP provisions in clean tech and international trade agreements
  • Civic Award of Recognition winner, selected by Mayor Bonnie Crombie
  • 1 of 15 Canadians invited by Prime Minister Trudeau to speak on social innovation at the Innovation Summit on Parliament Hill
  • Associate with the Legal Innovation Zone advising legal tech start-ups
  • Former Policy Assistant with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
  • Head Delegate of the Young Diplomats of Canada Delegation to the World Trade Organization Public Forum 2017
  • Selected by the Mayor and Council of Mississauga to represent the city as its Community Leader for the FCM Canada 150 Program


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E-mail: eashan.karnik@uottawa.ca

Phone: (647) 772 – 1429