Aaron Bains, 2020 Precedent Setter Award Winner

Congratulations to Aird & Berlis associate Aaron Bains on being recognized by Precedent Magazine as one of six outstanding young lawyers to win the 2020 Precedent Setter Awards. These awards recognize Toronto lawyers called to the bar in the last 10 years who have shown excellence and leadership in their practice and their community. 

Beyond serving as an integral member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group, Venture Finance Group and Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Aaron is carrying out his second term as the President of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto (“SABA Toronto”), the largest legal diversity organization in Canada. In addition, Aaron is actively involved in the World Sikh Organization’s Ontario Regional Advisory Committee, JusticeNet's Advisory Board, the Interim Law Advisory Council for Ryerson University’s law school, the Canadian International Council Toronto Branch, Breakfast of Champions Charity for SickKids Hospital and the St. George’s Society of Toronto.

To learn more about what sets Aaron, and the other winners, apart as agents of change in the legal profession, check out the cover story in the special digital issue of Precedent’s 2020 Summer edition.