Gowling WLG welcomes corporate lawyer Mohammed Muraj

12 January 2022

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce that Mohammed Muraj has joined the firm's national Corporate Group as counsel in Toronto.

With over seven years of experience working as a general corporate counsel, Mohammed has an extensive background in corporate and business law with a focus in the technology and blockchain sectors. He has advised small and mid-sized tech companies with regard to corporate, fundraising, regulatory, securities and compliance matters.

Mohammed has worked closely with a number of blockchain projects. Most recently, he played a key role in the successful launch of the Polymesh protocol, where he managed the regulatory, compliance and structuring of the protocol and assisted in the design of its governance framework.

"Mohammed is an accomplished corporate lawyer with a strong background that covers a wide range of areas in the tech sector – including cyber security and blockchain," said Kathleen Ritchie, partner and head of Gowling WLG's Business Law Department in Toronto. "His impressive practice and experience will enhance our ability to help clients navigate the industry's ever-changing governance and regulatory requirements."

With Mohammed's arrival, Gowling WLG continues to deepen its bench strength and add to its considerable experience within its highly reputed FinTech and Blockchain & Smart Contracts practice groups. Gowling WLG was recently recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the "leading Canadian law firms" in the 2022 edition of Chambers FinTech.

About our Corporate Group

From local start-ups to global powerhouses, Gowling WLG offers efficient service that covers a full range of corporate and commercial law matters. The firm's team is equipped to handle everything from landmark transactions and major reorganizations to routine business filings and agreements. Learn more about our Corporate Group.