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Eashan Karnik FRSA is a Juris Doctor graduate from 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 enjoyed working in legal roles on topics such as securities, intellectual property, corporate finance, and international trade. From his humble beginnings in Mississauga, Eashan has now attended and spoken on policy 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.

Highlights

  • Juris Doctor from 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 the Broadcasting Policy & Regulatory Affairs department
  • Summer Analyst at Clausehound, a Toronto-based legaltech firm, working in securities and corporate areas of law
  • Research Fellow at Open AIR (African Innovation Research) with a focus on Intellectual Property provisions in cleantech and international trade agreements
  • Canada’s 30 Under 30 recipient for 2019
  • 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

Connect

If you’d like to contact me for any and all inquiries, services, or just for a chat, feel free to leave a message.

E-mail: eashan.karnik@uottawa.ca

Phone: (647) 772 – 1429