November 21, 2022

Azzam Cheema has joined the firm

Sotos LLP is pleased to welcome Azzam Cheema as an associate in the litigation department.

Azzam is called to the Bar in three jurisdictions across three continents. He has previously served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Pakistan and as a consultant lawyer at the Office of the Attorney General for Pakistan. As a member of the international disputes group, Azzam acted as counsel for Pakistan in numerous international arbitrations, both investment and commercial. He also represented Pakistan at the UNCITRAL negotiations on investor-state dispute settlement reform. Prior to that, Azzam gained significant legal experience in private practice and taught comparative constitutional law as an adjunct lecturer at a public research university.

He is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi.

About Sotos LLP

As Canada’s leading franchising, licensing and distribution law firm, with over 20 legal professionals dedicated to the industry, we provide a comprehensive range of franchise law, corporate, private equity financing, commercial, litigation, intellectual property, employment and real estate services to franchisors. For over 40 years, we have been working with regional, national and international franchisors in every sector of the franchise industry from launch to exit including with their international expansion.