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About Mahwash Khan

Mahwash Khan Mahwash is Communications Counsel in the Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations department at LAWPRO. She is also chair of LAWPRO's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2003. Prior to joining LAWPRO, she practised real estate law in a firm in Mississauga.

Mahwash is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, and South Asian Bar Association (past co-chair of the SABA Mentorship Committee).

Mahwash Khan's Posts

The future of law: Why the real estate lawyer is the quarterback of the real estate deal


On June 22, 2016, surrounded by family and colleagues, Kathleen Waters was honoured with the 2016 Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence in Real Estate. Her remarks included comments on the lawyer as quarterback and advice on moving successfully into the digital future. “I’m a passionate believer in the role of the lawyer as defender… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate, The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance

Don’t worry about minor differences in title insurance policy terms – if you recommend TitlePLUS insurance


You know that it is important to review the coverages, exclusions and specific exceptions in title insurance policies with clients. There are, of course, differences in standard policy coverages and it is your responsibility to arrange the appropriate coverage for your client, based on her or his individual transaction. If a problem arises after closing… Read More »

Categories: The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance

Let it R.A.I.N. – a journey into mindfulness


French philosopher Michel Eyquem de Montaigne said it well – “My life has been filled with terrible misfortune, most of which never happened.” When things are not going the way we want, we sometimes create the illusion that they are worse than they actually are. In her book “Self-Compassion,” Dr. Kristin Neff, Ph.D. suggests being… Read More »

Categories: Wellness and Balance

Demystifying condominiums with better communication

condo under construction

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ~ George Bernard Shaw Many people start their home ownership journey by purchasing a condominium unit. Others downsize to a condominium later in life. As first-time condominium buyers, they may be unfamiliar with the operation and documentation of a condominium corporation…. Read More »

Categories: Real Estate, Communication Errors

Requisition: a process, not just a letter

handing over keys

By definition, a requisition is the act of formally requiring or calling upon someone to perform an action. However, one cannot demand performance without fully knowing what to request. Requisitions are not merely a means of communication between two parties but a process by which matters requiring attention, such as defects in title, are investigated… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

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