Roster of Independent Practitioners
Ethical Associates Inc. maintains a roster of diverse human rights lawyers, equity practitioners and adjudicators who work independently and are available to serve as dedicated neutrals in the resolution of complex disputes. Please contact us if you wish to retain any of the independent practitioners on our roster.
Building on her passion for human rights and education, Mihad is also a part-time Adjunct Professor at Huron, Western University, teaching a course on Freedom of Religion and Religious Accommodation.
Mihad Famy is a human rights lawyer and workplace investigator based in London, Ontario. In her investigations practice, she has conducted a wide range of complex investigations into allegations of sexual harassment, human rights violations, workplace bullying and other forms of workplace misconduct. She works with clients to develop a clear mandate and prioritizes the transparency of the investigation process for all parties involved. Mihad is guided by a strong sense of empathy, balanced with a commitment to maintaining objectivity and procedural fairness.
In carrying out her role as an external investigator, Mihad draws on more than 15 years of experience as a labour lawyer, appearing before arbitration boards in various sectors, including health care, colleges and the public service.
As Human Rights Advisor to the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) for over a decade, Mihad advised the advocacy organization on human rights and anti-discrimination issues, oversaw human rights research and policy development, and represented individual complainants being assisted by NCCM.
Building on her passion for human rights and education, Mihad is also a part-time Adjunct Professor at Huron, Western University, teaching a course on Freedom of Religion and Religious Accommodation. Her current research focuses on addressing abuses of power, including those involving sexual violence, within faith communities.
A graduate of Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Mihad was called to the Ontario Bar in 1997 and went on to obtain her LL.M. in 1999 with a focus on minority rights and constitutional law.