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  • Call to the bar: 2006
  • BSc, University of Toronto – 2002
  • J.D., University of British Columbia - 2005
  • LL.M. Taxation Law – Osgoode Hall - 2009

  • Corporate
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Financial services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate - Commercial
  • Tax

  • Business Law Editor – Toronto Lawyers Association Law Journal
  • Member – Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Member – Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member – Canadian Bar Association
  • Member – Ontario  Bar Association
  • Member – Iranian Canadian Lawyers Association


Ali R. Baniasadi joined Macdonald Sager Manis LLP as a member of the firm’s Corporate / Commercial practice following his call to the Ontario Bar in 2006. Ali graduated from the University of Toronto in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science). He received a J.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2005. Ali also obtained a Master of Laws degree in Tax from Osgoode Hall in 2009.
Ali's practice focuses on corporate, tax and trademark law. Ali's corporate practice involves creation, dissolution, amalgamation and restructuring of various types of business vehicles, advising various start-up companies predominately in the technology sector, representing lenders and borrowers in various financing projects and sales or acquisitions of established businesses. The tax portion of Ali's practice consists of providing clients with advice on corporate tax planning, business succession planning, estate freezes, corporate restructuring, and advising charitable organizations on various tax issues. Ali is also a trademark agent and has successfully advised clients on various issues surrounding trademark prosecution.
Ali is fluent in English and Farsi.