After having completed his articles with Harris + Harris LLP, Shawn M. Haqqani joined the firm as a Corporate Associate in June 2017.

Shawn graduated from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, graduating with honours. Following completion of his law degree, Shawn attended the Schulich School of Business where he obtained an International Master of Business Administration degree. While at the Schulich School of Business, Shawn was one of only four students to obtain a graduate diploma in the specialization of Real Estate and Infrastructure.

Prior to joining Harris + Harris LLP, Shawn had been involved in extensive health care and real estate projects overseas in Dubai’s burgeoning Health City. Shawn is currently a Primary Advisor to the Board of Directors of Vascular Health Clinics, a vascular and cardiac outpatient based laboratory medical practice located in Midland, Michigan.

Some of the primary areas of law in which Shawn practices include:

  • Corporate transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Securities
  • Health Law
  • Franchise matters
  • Shareholder, partnership and joint venture matters.

Shawn's memberships include the Law Society of Upper Canada; Canadian Bar Association; Mensa Canada; Schulich IMBA Alumni, and the Schulich Real Property Students’ Association. He is involved in many charitable efforts and charitable foundations, including the Haqqani Lupus Foundation.

Shawn's hobbies and interests include expanding business interests, researching emerging technologies, travelling, working on and driving vehicles, architecture and interior design, all sports, and a challenging chess match.