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Taz Yailaqi

Associate – Litigation Group

Civil & Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate & Commercial

Murtaza or “Taz”, as he is affectionately known, is an associate within the Litigation Group of R&D LLP.  His practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation. Prior to joining R&D LLP, Taz worked at a boutique civil litigation firm where he gained valuable experience handling civil, construction and employment disputes.  


Taz enjoys being exposed to the diverse range of clients’ businesses and working with them towards resolving and overcoming their issues and challenges.  His passion for litigation has made him a zealous advocate for clients.  What sets Taz apart is his ability to lend an empathetic ear to the problems faced by clients and his calm and collected presence as an advocate.  Taz has established himself as a passionate lawyer who clients trust to navigate their most pressing and complex commercial matters.


Sample Representative Work:
• Acting for leaseholder in construction lien dispute. Successful in discharging the lien from title and obtaining cost award. 

  • Acting for defendants in motion for summary judgement setting aside notice of sale in mortgage default claim. 
  • Representing defendants in motions setting aside default judgments. 
  • Obtaining favourable results for plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil and commercial disputes.
  • Acting for clients in a variety of real estate litigation and construction litigation matters.


Academic Background:
Murtaza obtained his LL.B with Honours at the University of Hertfordshire.


Outside of the office, Taz is fan of basketball and soccer and enjoys listening to music and political podcasts. He also looks forward to spending time with family and traveling to destinations that coincidentally host soccer matches.


Murtaza is fluent in English and Dari.


Professional Affiliations:
Ontario Bar Association
York Region Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association


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