Anar Dewshi

Anar Dewshi
Dewshi Law Practice
Principal
Administrative & Government, Licensing

Anar Dewshi, principal of Dewshi Law Practice in Toronto, focuses her practice on regulatory matters within the automobile industry. Her busy Toronto practice also includes Licence Appeal Tribunal matters.  

Ms. Dewshi graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in integrative biology and sociology in 2007, before earning her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Leicester in 2009.

She went on to receive a Certificate of Qualification from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2012 before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

A notary public, Ms. Dewshi focuses on real estate, Licence Appeal Tribunal matters, wills and estate planning, probate, and employment and labour law.

After articling with the Ontario Principals’ Council, Ms. Dewshi was a policy analyst with Health Canada.

She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario’s Lawyer Referral Service.

Anar Dewshi In The News
Dealers facing tax charges need experienced legal counsel

Car dealerships could face revocation of their license, or steep fines, if they’re not meticulous with paying taxes, keeping financial books in order and maintaining financial responsibility, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer Anar Dewshi tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Dashcams raise privacy issues for car dealerships

Car dealerships should be aware of their responsibilities to customers when it comes to privacy, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Selling cannabis? Know the rules

Individuals or companies wanting to sell recreational cannabis in Ontario must be licensed and authorized by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and have a supply purchase contract with the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer Anar Dewshi  writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

New guide provides clarity for retail cannabis shops

Ontario’s cannabis retail store regulations are beginning to take shape, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Cannabis retail regulations leave unanswered questions

Ontario’s cannabis retail store regulations represent an opportunity for small businesses, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Regulating truck safety: rules and responsibilities

Trucking company owners are responsible for confirming their drivers are properly trained and following mandated safety legislation to ensure public safety and mitigate the effects of penalties, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi  tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Bus companies must ensure vehicles are safe

School bus safety is already   tightly regulated in Ontario, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com  in the wake of Muskoka parents' concerns voiced in the media following a crash in the region . Read more

Hefty fine for auto dealer after door lands on worker's legs

ESTERHAZY, Sask. — A Saskatchewan auto dealership has been fined $35,000 after a service bay door came down on an employee and fractured both of his legs. Read more

Record-keeping 101 for car dealerships

Automobile dealerships that want to remain on good terms with regulators should pay close attention to how and where they keep their records, says Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi . Read more

Extended warranties present opportunities, pitfalls for dealers

Car dealerships must take care when offering extended warranties to customers, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Do OMVIC suspensions of car dealerships go too far?

The Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC) issues immediate suspensions of car dealerships when it determines their actions are putting the car-buying public at risk, but the practice is raising questions, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer Anar Dewshi writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

Bylaw review ensures fairness for taxis, PTCs

It’s vital that the City of Toronto completes a promised review of its bylaws to certify a level playing field for taxis and private transportation companies (PTCs), Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

Dealers must investigate liens on trade-in vehicles

Auto dealers selling trade-in vehicles are required to disclose a long list of items — from the odometer reading and the condition of the vehicle to how it was used and whether it was involved in an accident, says Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer Anar Dewshi . Read more

Meticulous record-keeping prudent for auto dealers

Automobile dealerships need to ensure they are extra diligent when it comes to creating and maintaining their paperwork, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Mortgage stress test: the new rules of engagement

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI), which regulates banks and mortgage insurance companies, released further mortgage rules which will come into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, Toronto real estate and licensing lawyer  Anar Dewshi writes in The Lawyers Daily . Read more

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