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Daanish Samadmoten Toronto Lawyer

Daanish Samadmoten

Partner Fasken
Early case assessment and cost predictability ensures dispute resolution is driven by business goals and budget constraints.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Daanish Samadmoten is a member of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. Daanish frequently advises clients on various privacy and cybersecurity matters by providing practical and strategic advice in respect of privacy compliance, data breach incidents, and privacy litigation.

Daanish has assisted numerous clients in addressing privacy and cybersecurity incidents, including by advising clients about their legal obligations and litigation risks, reporting to privacy regulators, working with forensic and data management experts, and drafting external communications.

With considerable experience and an ongoing practice in the fields of commercial, civil, and administrative litigation, Daanish brings to bear key legal and litigation risk management considerations in relation to privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Daanish is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and was recognized in 2022 as One to Watch in Privacy and Data Security Law by Best Lawyers.

Daanish received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and studied transnational law at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London, England. Prior to that, he received an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.

Daanish was called to the Ontario bar in 2015 and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association, the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, and the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association.


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Career & Education


  • JD University of Toronto
  • B Comm, Finance, General (Summa Cum Laude) McMaster University


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