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DAVID HWANG

Barrister and Solicitor

Phone

+1 416.661.8822

Email

david@dhlegal.ca

David is the founder of DH Law. He is an experienced lawyer who is well versed in all areas of civil litigation. David possesses a degree in Economics (B.A.) from University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from University of London.

He has a diverse background in the legal field. In past years, David worked at a Personal Injury law firm in downtown Toronto, specializing in matters relating to tort claims and accident benefits. Looking to diversify, David then joined Eric K. Gillespie Professional Corporation as a lawyer specializing in Environmental and Municipal law. At Gillespie Law, David won a landmark decision, which was the first renewable energy approval to have been revoked (Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County v Director, Ministry of the Environment, Case No.: 13-002/ 13-003). 

Since starting DH Law in 2016, David has continued to positively contribute to the legal field in over hundreds of cases. David operates with a strong commitment to quality, professionalism and client satisfaction.

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ALEXEI BATTEN

Barrister and Solicitor

Phone

+1 416.661.8822

Email

alexei.batten@dhlegal.ca

Alexei is an associate lawyer who joined DH Law following his call to the bar in 2021. His practice focuses primarily on civil litigation. Before joining DH Law, Alexei articled in-house at the Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO).

Alexei received his JD from the University of Ottawa, where he graduated Cum Laude. He completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University, where he studied Philosophy and Anthropology.

Before pursuing a legal career, Alexei worked as a professional chef in restaurants across Canada and abroad.

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JACQUELINE CORNELISSE

Senior Clerk

Phone

+1 416.661.8822

Email

jacqueline@dhlegal.ca

With a Bachelor Degree in Religious Education and more than 10 years of experience working as a law clerk in many legal areas, Jacqueline brings the insights of her vast experience to our team. As the Senior Law Clerk at DH Law, Jacqueline supports our team by assisting with the preparation of all aspects of civil litigation files.

Jacqueline is extremely resourceful and enjoys letting people know that she was resourceful prior to the days of the internet. She shares space with her Shih Tzu Hannah and enjoys the quiet life.

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TAMIRES MACEDO

Law Clerk

Phone

+1 416.661.8822

Email

tamires@dhlegal.ca

Tamires graduated from the Law Clerk Program at Seneca College with high honours in 2018. As part of her academic career, Tamires worked as a Law Clerk Program Tutor helping her peers preparing for tests, assignments and general challenges associated to the program. She was also a proud member of the SMILE Mentoring Program.

As a Law Clerk at DH Law, she helps maintain all legal files, handles the administrative tasks, and help clients by making sure their needs are met. Tamires is a fluent Portuguese speaker.

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YELDA NURI

Law Clerk

Phone

+1 416.661.8822

Email

yelda.nuri@dhlegal.ca

Yelda Nuri is a graduate from Ryerson University’s Politics and Governance program (B.A. Hons). As part of her academic career, Yelda worked as a research assistant to analyze voter trends in Canada. Throughout undergrad, Yelda sat on her university’s Academic Standards Committee, and worked for Ryerson’s Undergraduate Student Recruitment office, as a student ambassador. Yelda’s academic focus was narrowed on women in politics, and she participated in many efforts to increase the representation of women in Canada’s political climate. She participated in the inaugural Women in the House program led by former Member of the Canadian House of Commons, Peggy Nash, which sought to increase the number of women in the Canadian government. In Parliament, Yelda worked alongside the Honourable Minister Bardish Chagger.

Yelda is the author of her published book, “A Stack of Poems”, and continues writing poetry.

She is a firm believer in environmental rights and sustainable business practices and undergoes many efforts towards advising businesses in Canada towards clean capitalism. In 2020, she attended a Green Businesses conference in Ottawa, with Corporate Knights, an advocate group for “clean capitalism.”

Yelda spends her spare time advocating for women, children, and refugees’ rights. Yelda is an active member within the Toronto-Muslim and Toronto-Afghan communities, organizing large-scale networking events within the city of Toronto. She is fluent in Farsi/ Dari.