Malik practices civil and corporate/commercial litigation and has worked for clients on a broad range of issues, including contract disputes, civil fraud, class actions, labour and employment, and estates litigation. Malik has appeared as counsel before the Superior Court of Justice, including the Commercial List, the Estates List, and the Divisional Court.
A U.S.-trained lawyer, Malik served as a federal trial court clerk for the Hon. Stefan R. Underhill of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
While at law school, Malik received a Dean’s Scholar Prize in Legal Research & Writing, was an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and a semi-finalist in the Ames Moot Court, an appellate advocacy competition. Prior to law school, Malik received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University, where his dissertation, The Conqueror’s Prize: Revenue, Information, and Conflict in British Bengal, 1765-1819, received the 21st Century Dissertation Prize.
Malik is a member of the Young Advocates’ Standing Committee of the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers.