Mohamed Khimji is the inaugural holder of the David Allgood Professorship in Business Law. 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 and Yale Law School. Before beginning his academic career, he practiced corporate law in the Toronto office of Torys LLP..


  • Intermediated Securities
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Transactions

Recent Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please consult Professor Khimji's CV. 

  • Oppression – Reducing Canadian Corporate Law to a Muddy Default (with Jon Viner), 47 Ottawa Law Review 123 (2016)
  • Piercing the Corporate Veil in the Canadian Common Law Courts – An Empirical Study (with Christopher C. Nicholls), 41 Queen’s Law Journal 207 (2015)
  • Piercing the Corporate Veil Reframed as Evasion and Concealment (with Christopher C. Nicholls), 48 UBC Law Review 401 (2015)
  • Corporate Veil Piercing and Allocation of Liability – Diagnosis and Prognosis (with Christopher C. Nicholls), 30 Banking and Finance Law Review 211 (2015)
  • Shareholder Liability in Nova Scotia Unlimited Companies, 37 Dalhousie Law Journal 787 (2014)