Our Team

WRD Partners 

Nabil Dhirani

Nabil Dhirani is a business lawyer that focuses his practice on working with business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals.  Nabil enjoys working directly with clients to develop strategies for legal engagement that best meet their financial, operational, sustainability and growth objectives. Nabil specializes in advising professional corporations and preparing commercial contracts, corporate agreements and other transaction-based documents.

Nabil graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2005. He then pursued his legal education at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Nabil earned his LL.B. in 2008 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2009.

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Warren Ragoonanan

Warren is a corporate lawyer whose practice is transaction-driven and includes structuring start-ups, closing business acquisitions, completing secured loans, implementing tax-related reorganizations and everything in between. Warren likes closing deals, especially international deals.  But, he loves deals involving corporate social responsibility and triple-bottom line businesses.  He firmly believes that those kinds of business dealings can change capitalism and change the world.

Warren currently chairs the International Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.  Additionally, in the O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms, he co-authors Chapter 32 (International Transactions) and authors Chapter 33 (Joint Ventures).  Warren has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Hons. B. Comm.) from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) from the University of Toronto.   When he isn’t practicing law, he is at home with his wife and their cat Yoda.

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Robert Wakulat

Robert Wakulat is a business lawyer and facilitator whose practice focuses on supporting social innovators and entrepreneurs. Robert specializes in providing practical business and governance solutions to a wide range of organizations operating in the social enterprise sector. Where appropriate, he invites clients to take a step back from the legal issues in front of them and invites them to ask themselves better questions by using the Osborne-Parnes Creative Problem Solving methodology. Robert developed his appreciation for the unique challenges facing small businesses by packaging nails and selling fertilizer in his father’s High Park-area Home Hardware.

Robert graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce. He then worked at a start-up company in Germany and acted as an English Instructor in Japan before returning home to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto in 2008. Robert was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2009.

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