Zain Hemani

Zain provides strategic counsel to enterprises that rely on technology and complex services, and he also advises technology suppliers ranging from established software and hardware providers to emerging and high growth companies.

Zain specializes in outsourcings and other complex commercial transactions for clients across a broad range of industries, including fintech, healthcare, energy, transportation and logistics, insurance, real estate, and software development. Zain regularly supports clients in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, including software-as-a-service agreements, software development agreements, master services agreements, data sharing agreements, and license agreements. A large part of Zain’s practice focuses on providing strategic legal advice to assist emerging and high growth companies in the development and commercialization of their technology.

Zain routinely provides regulatory guidance to clients in the areas of drones and autonomous vehicles.

Representative Work

Latest Insights

  • Report Nov 21, 2023

    Autonomous vehicles: Canada’s existing regulatory framework

    Introduction Comprehensive regulations must be in place before fully automated, driverless vehicles (AVs) can occupy Canadian roadways. A...

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    Autonomous vehicles: Canada’s existing regulatory framework
  • Osler Update Feb 8, 2021

    Drone law in Canada

    Before commencing drone operations, it is often necessary that you obtain certifications, registrations, follow safety protocols and both identify...

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Awards and Recognition

  • New York University Hackathon – Winner
  • Waterloo University Hackathon – Winner
  • Western University NSpire Hackathon – Winner

Media Mentions

  • Media Mentions Sep 13, 2022

    Comparative corner: drone laws in Mexico, Canada and the United States – International Bar Association

    Drone operators should be aware of all rules and regulations to avoid serious penalties.

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  • Osler News Oct 14, 2020

    Osler welcomes the 2020 first-year associates to the Toronto office

    Osler Toronto is pleased to welcome the following first-year associates.

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Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • Comparative Corner: drone laws in Mexico, Canada and the United States, International Bar Association, September 2022 (co-authored)



  • Combined J.D. and Honors B.Sc. Computer Science at Western University


  • English
  • French
  • Urdu

Professional Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association