NOT FOR PROFIT
shameela Chinoy, B.Comm.,
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary
commercial lawyer specialised in banking and financial services law, Shameela
Chinoy has practiced law in three common law jurisdictions. She is a
published author and speaker at professionally organized conferences.
Ms. Chinoy has been a part-time professor and lecturer in Banking Law for the Bachelor of Laws program at the University of
Toronto, and is presently teaching the Law of Banking and Negotiable Instruments at the Bachelor of Laws program at the Osgoode Hall Law
School of York University and the course Technological Innovation
and Competition in Banking Law at the Masters in Banking Law program at
the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University Professional Development
From 1999 till present, Ms. Chinoy has been the Associate Editor of the
Banking and Finance Law Review, the leading journal on banking law published
by Carswell. Ms. Chinoy has also assisted Bradley Crawford Q.C. at McCarthy
Tetrault with legal research for the current edition of the leading text on
banking law - Payment, Clearing & Settlement in Canada,
Volumes I & II published by Canada Law Book, 2002.
Ms. Chinoy has appeared before the Task
Force on the Future of Canadian Financial Institutions and been
quoted in the research paper prepared for the Task Force by
Ernst & Young in September 1998.
Ms. Chinoy has developed expertise in a number of areas of business law
including personal property security legislation, electronic commerce,
privacy, and issues relating to the Canadian payment and clearing systems.
She served as a member of the group reviewing draft uniform electronic
commerce legislation that resulted in the Uniform Law Commissionerís
Conference model Uniform Electronic Commerce Act which was used by the
federal government and the provinces in drafting electronic commerce
Law Society of Upper Canada
Ontario Bar Association
The Law Society, England