Ebad Rahman > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
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Ebad is an experienced corporate lawyer with deep technology industry knowledge, counselling leading financial institutions, retailers and other organizations spanning sectors in their outsourcing, transactional and other commercial work.
Ebad’s diverse technology practice includes advising on technology contracting, outsourcing and general commercial agreements, as well as on software development, cloud computing and procurement matters. He also counsels clients on sponsorship, licensing and naming rights agreements, frequently sought out by corporate sponsors to advise on how best to structure their sponsorship arrangements to maximize their return on investment.
Ebad heads Torys’ Payments and Cards practice and supports clients in the acquisition and development of card programs, payment systems and mobile payment solutions, as well as related outsourcing arrangements.
Ontario Bar, 2004
Prior to his law career, Ebad worked in the software industry developing database applications for a company that specialized in electronic tolling systems. He also has direct knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, having worked as legal counsel on secondment at GlaxoSmithKline.
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Torys‘ IT practice has a standout reputation in the open banking and fintech space, where it demonstrates ‘incredible local market knowledge‘. Reflective of the firm’s standing in the market, it acts for Payments Canada and a host of domestic banks on the development of the country’s payments infrastructure. Other areas of expertise include public sector outsourcing and contracting, and tech innovation and implementation, where the team is becoming increasingly renowned in the healthcare sector. Joel Ramsey assists clients with a wide range of commercial IT matters, particularly in relation to outsourcing, fintech, cloud computing and payment systems. He jointly leads the group with Adam Armstrong, who is particularly noted for outsourcing transactions, software and hardware licensing. Ebad Rahman is recommended for his expertise in technology contracting, outsourcing and sponsorship arrangements, while senior associate Jessica Lumiere has played a key role developing and leading the contracting-as-a-service offering.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A
- Infrastructure projects
- Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Energy and natural resources > Power
- Banking and finance
- Competition and antitrust
- Intellectual property
- Real estate
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Indigenous law
- International expertise
- Energy and natural resources > Mining
- Public procurement
- International trade
- Labour and employment
- Dispute Resolution