Yasmin Khaliq Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2023 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Yasmin Khaliq

Yasmin Khaliq is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Group. Yasmin’s practice focuses on health law and medical defence, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association. 

Yasmin completed her JD in the French Common Law program at the University of Ottawa with a concentration in Health Law. Her legal career follows a career as a hospital/research pharmacist during which she worked in a number of specialty areas, providing patient care, participating in research and writing a number of medical publications. Yasmin was also a public member on two administrative tribunals, the Consent and Capacity Board and the Ontario Review Board.

Yasmin co-authored a chapter in a University of Ottawa textbook on COVID-19 during law school and has published articles on mental health law in the Ottawa Citizen and Policy Options.

Yasmin is active in the community, helping refugees settle in Ottawa and is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors at Cornerstone Housing for Women.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Education
      Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Cornerstone Housing for Women
  • 2022

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD
    • Community
      Host for Ukrainian Refugee
    • Career
      Member, Board of Directors, Cornerstone Housing for Women
  • 2016

    • Community
      Group leader for sponsorship group of Syrian refugee family
  • 2014

    • Community
      Children's International Summer Village (CISV) Volunteer/Coordinator
  • 2010

    • Community
      Swimming Canada Meet Official
    • Community
      Volunteer/Parent representative for multiple groups, including Swim Ottawa, Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy, Parent Council and committees at École élémentaire catholique d'enseignement personnalisé Édouard Bond
  • 1993

    • Education
      Wayne State University, Doctor of Pharmacy
  • 1989

    • Education
      Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy


  • CCLA
  • Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Ontario Pharmacist's Association


  • ​Jennifer A Chandler, Yasmin Khaliq, Mona Gupta, Kwame McKenzie, Simon Hatcher & Olivia Lee, "COVID-19 and Hospitalization Under the Ontario Mental Health Act" in Colleen M Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Theriault & Sridhar Venkapuram, eds, Vulnerable: The Policy, Law and Ethics of COVID-19 (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, July 2020).