Mohamed Khimji is currently serving as the Associate Dean (Academic Policy). As the chief academic policy officer for the JD (including embedded programs such as ILS, the BISC and QLC programs), and the Certificate in Law programs, he provides strategic academic leadership to support the development and achievement of the Faculty’s academic goals and objectives.
He is also the inaugural holder of the David Allgood Professorship in Business Law and the Director of the Queen’s Business Law Program. His research interests lie in the areas of corporate law, commercial transactions, and intermediated securities. He has acted as a consultant on issues in these areas to private law firms and government and regulatory agencies in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Queen’s University in 2016, he was the holder of the Stephen Dattels Chair in Corporate Finance Law at Western University. He has also held a faculty position at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and visiting appointments at the Faculty of Law, University of Valencia, Yale Law School, and Lincoln Alexander School of Law. Before beginning his academic career, he practiced corporate law in the Toronto office of Torys LLP.