Av Maharaj

Av Maharaj is currently working as Counsel at Fasken Martineau. In this capacity, Av is engaged in a variety of client development and transaction management matters. This role leverages his international work experience to enhance and add value to the clients' experience with Fasken as they participate in major Canadian or global M&A transactions.


Prior to returning to Fasken after a ten year hiatus, Av held senior positions at the Kellogg Company. He joined Kellogg as Chief Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Kellogg Canada in January 2004 where he served as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.  In 2008, his role expanded when he became Vice President & Chief Counsel, International for Kellogg Company.   In this capacity, Av was responsible for the Legal function for Kellogg’s international operations. He was the founding executive sponsor of the Kellogg Canada Diversity & Inclusion Council.  He is also the former Chair of Legal Leaders for Diversity (LLD). Av has received numerous awards including being named In-House Counsel by the South Asian Bar Association and a Diversity Champion by Woman of Influence.


Av holds an Honours Degree in Economics and a Law Degree from the University of Western Ontario. 


Av is a member of the Governance Committee.