Adjunct Moot Advisor

Farah Malik is Counsel with the Ministries of Education and Training, Colleges and Universities.  Prior to joining government, Farah carried on a private civil litigation practice in the areas of professional discipline and regulation, administrative, constitutional, human rights, employment, labour and professional negligence law.  She is also experienced in the areas of commercial litigation, estates litigation, and construction law. 

Farah has advocated for equality-seeking groups in constitutional and Human Rights Code matters, including in Peart v. Ontario (Community Safety and Correctional Services), a recent expert-driven test case that was litigated on behalf of SAWP migrant farm workers before the HRTO.

She has a keen interest in all forms of public law, and in this regard, she has co-chaired and spoken at various programs with a human rights and administrative law focus. 

Farah is an active member-at-large of the Administrative Law Section Executive of the Ontario Bar Association. She completed a clerkship with various judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, including the former Chief Justice R. Roy McMurtry. Farah is a graduate of the University of Toronto (Hon. B.Sc. in Biochemistry), the University of Windsor (LL.B.) and the University of Detroit Mercy (J.D., magna cum laude). She was called to the Ontario bar in 2005.