Shaun A. Hashim
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Shaun Hashim is an associate at Theall Group LLP and maintains a broad commercial litigation practice. Shaun’s current practice is focused on insurance coverage and product liability matters. His coverage experience has included handling significant property losses, construction errors and omissions, environmental spills, and losses arising from natural disasters. His product liability experience is focused on handling allegations of automotive and aircraft defects. In addition to these areas, he routinely handles breach of contract disputes over distribution agreements, franchise agreements, contracts for goods and services, and construction agreements. Prior to joining Theall Group LLP, Shaun summered and articled at the Toronto office of a prominent national law firm.
Shaun graduated from the University of Windsor where he received the Raymond E. Brown Alumni prize for the highest standing in tort law. While in law school, Shaun participated in several moots in which he appeared before appellate and Supreme Court justices. These include: the Fox Intellectual Property Moot (Semi-finalist – 2014); the Wilson Moot (First Place – 2013); and the Lerner’s Moot (Finalist – 2012).
University of Windsor, Juris Doctor, 2014
York University, Hons. B.A. (Criminology), 2010 (Dean’s Honour Roll)
Raymond E. Brown Alumni prize for the highest standing in tort law.
Shaun is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Advocates Society.
Shaun is a co-author of the insurance chapter of the text, Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Canadian Precedents of Pleadings (Toronto: Carswell, 2017).
Shaun also assists with annual updates to the loose-leaf text, Product Liability: Canadian Law and Practice (Toronto:Canada Law Book) .
Other publications include:
- Shaun Hashim, “Ontario Court of Appeal: Insured’s Failure to Provide Up to Date Address Not a ‘Breach of Duty to Cooperate’ as not ‘Substantial’” (London: Mondaq, 2019) & (London: International Law Office, 2019)
- Shaun Hashim & Victoria Yang, “Traders v. Gibson: Injury claim between co-habiting family covered by homeowner’s policy despite ‘household exclusion’” (London: Mondaq, 2019) & (London: International Law Office, 2019)
- Lawrence G. Theall & Shaun Hashim, “Ontario Court rejects well established rules for interpreting insurance policy exclusions” (London: Mondaq, 2019) & (London: International Law Office, 2019)
- Lawrence G. Theall & Shaun Hashim, “Motion to Appoint Independent Defence Counsel Creates Confusion Over Insured’s Right to Full Indemnity Costs”, (London: Mondaq, 2018)
- Lawrence G. Theall & Shaun Hashim, “Ontario Court Provides ‘Appropriate’ Relief Against Statutory Limitation For Insurance Claims”, Canadian Insurance Law Reporter (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2017)
- Lawrence G. Theall & Shaun Hashim, “Supreme Court Limits “Cost Of Making Good” Exclusion, But Leaves Residual Uncertainty”, (London: Mondaq, 2016)
- Shaun Hashim, “Missing The Mark: Contractor’s Use Of Products In Violation Of Code Was Evidence Of Negligence”, (London: Mondaq, 2016)
- Shaun Hashim, “Is That “Faulty Workmanship” Exclusion Watertight? ONCA Finds That Insurer Cannot Exclude Resulting Damage By Implication”, The Lawyers Weekly (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2016)
- Shaun, Hashim, “Ontario Court Of Appeal: Reasonable Apprehension Of Conflict Forces Insurer To Relinquish Control Of Defence” (London: Mondaq, 2015)
- Shuan Hashim, “Judge Confirms Limited Use Of Extrinsic Evidence For Duty To Defend”, Canadian Insurance Law Reporter (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2015)
- Dr. Emir Crowne & Shaun Hashim,“Federal Court Declares Canada’s ‘Official Marks’ Scheme Constitutional”, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)
- Dr. Emir Crowne & Shaun Hashim,“Federal Court of Canada: Newsletter Which Contained Official Mark Was Sufficient Evidence of ‘Adoption and Use’”, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)
Recent Representative Cases
Recent Representative Cases
Wescom Solutions Inc. v. Minetto,
2019 ONCA 251.
DAC Group (Holdings) Limited v. Fuego Digital Media Inc.,
2018 ONCA 43.
DAC v. Fuego,
2018 ONSC 5677.
Parkhill Excavating Limited v. Royal & Sunalliance Insurance Company of Canada,
2016 ONCA 832.
IPEX v AT Plastics and Lubrizol,
2016 ONSC 1859.