Sam acts as counsel on both business and government related issues. His advice is enhanced by his background in public service and the business community. He served as Member of Parliament for the Toronto riding of Don Valley East in 1979-1980. His experience includes monitoring and analyzing political and public policy developments, assessing the impact of emerging government policy and providing strategic advice on advocacy efforts. Sam has received Certificates of Achievement in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Faculty of Law of the University of Windsor. He has extensive experience in negotiations in the private and public sector.

Sam Wakim QC is a consultant to the firm on both business and government related issues. He also has extensive experience in negotiations in the private and public sectors.

Sam acts as counsel on both business and government related issues. His advice is enhanced by his background in public service and the business community. He served as Member of Parliament for the Toronto riding of Don Valley East in 1979-1980. His experience includes monitoring and analyzing political and public policy developments, assessing the impact of emerging government policy and providing strategic advice on advocacy efforts. Sam has received Certificates of Achievement in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Faculty of Law of the University of Windsor. He has extensive experience in negotiations in the private and public sector.

Notable Mandates

Represented the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in litigation with German-Canadian businessman Karlheinz Schreiber.

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 3, 2007), [2007] O.J. No. 3040; 2007 CarswellOnt 5033, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 15, 2007), [2007] O.J. No. 3459; 2007 CarswellOnt 5808, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 24, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 5267; [2007] O.J. No. 3191, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (October 11, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 6505; 2007 WL 2985457, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (December 20, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 8274; [2007] O.J. No. 4997.

R. v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd. (No. 1) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

R. v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd. (No. 2) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Represented the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in civil litigation with Peter Newman.

Reported Cases

Corporate and Commercial

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 3, 2007), [2007] O.J. No. 3040; 2007 CarswellOnt 5033, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 15, 2007), [2007] O.J. No. 3459; 2007 CarswellOnt 5808, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (August 24, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 5267; [2007] O.J. No. 3191, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (October 11, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 6505; 2007 WL 2985457, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Schreiber v. Mulroney, (December 20, 2007), 2007 CarswellOnt 8274; [2007] O.J. No. 4997, (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).

Criminal Law – Privilege and Privacy

R. v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd. [2001], 67 O.R. (3d) 756.

R. v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd. [2003], 67 O.R. (3d) 763; 233 D.L.R. (4th) 114.

R. v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd. [2004], 71 O.R. (3d) 27; 185 C.C.C. (3d) 104.

Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Lawyers' Club

Thomas More Lawyers' Guild

Corporate Directorship

Canadian Opera Company, Inc.

Lawyer

Toronto
Direct 416.947.5040
Fax 416.365.1876
swakim@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Government

Corporate

Called to the Bar
Ontario (1965)
New Brunswick (1962)
Education
University of New Brunswick
B.C.L. 1962

St. Francis Xavier University
B.Sc. 1959

Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Lawyers' Club

Thomas More Lawyers' Guild

Corporate Directorship
Canadian Opera Company, Inc.

Called to the Bar

Ontario (1965)
New Brunswick (1962)

Education

University of New Brunswick
B.C.L. 1962

St. Francis Xavier University
B.Sc. 1959