Our Team

Director

Philip KingPhilip King

Philip King is a corporate and commercial lawyer in London, Ontario. Philip also teaches Business Law at the Faculty of Law at Western University, the Ivey Business School, and the DAN Program in Management and Organizational Studies. As a student at Western University, Philip was awarded the gold medal in the combined Law and M.B.A. program. After working at a major Toronto corporate law firm, Philip returned to London to teach and practice business law. Philip has worked with some of Canada’s finest lawyers and businesspeople and has helped clients successfully complete dozens of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, private placements and public offerings. Philip has also sat on, and chaired, the boards of multiple business corporations and charitable organizations. 

Student Directors

Alyssa ChenAlyssa Chen

Alyssa is currently in her second year of the JD program at Western Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in business at the University of Waterloo. Prior to attending law school, Alyssa taught leadership workshops at the University of Waterloo and was a Customer Service Representative at Scotiabank. During her first year at Western Law, Alyssa was a 1L Caseworker at the Western Business Law Clinic and was a 1L representative for the Real Estate Law Association. She won first place in the BLG Client Consultation Competition and the Torys LLP Negotiation Competition, travelling across Canada to represent Western Law nationally.

Alyssa’s interests include travelling, fitness and trying new foods.

Rob LeckieRob Leckie

Rob is currently in his second year of the JD program at Western Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from Queen’s University. Rob first became interested in business law after cofounding and operating a successful landscaping business with a friend during his time at Queen’s. Through this venture, he experienced firsthand the legal challenges that confront early stage entrepreneurs. Prior to attending law school, Rob worked in marketing, completing projects for tier one brands, including Nike and the NFL. During his first year at Western Law, Rob was a 1L Caseworker for the Western Business Law Clinic, and a Law Games delegate.

Rob’s interests include Olympic weightlifting, nutrition, and world history.

Summer Caseworkers

Ravish GuptaRavish Gupta

Ravish is currently in his second year of the JD and Honors Business Administration (HBA) dual degree program at Western University. Prior to attending law school, Ravish worked as a Global Partnerships intern for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. During his first year at Western Law, Ravish was a volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada, a Staff Editor for the Canada-United States Law Journal, and a Student Ambassador for the Western Law Admissions and Recruitment Office. Ravish also participated in various advocacy competitions, including the Cherniak Cup Trial Advocacy Competition and Hicks Morley Labour Law Moot. Outside of work, Ravish enjoys attending concerts and watching reality TV.

Haley DanielHaley Daniel

Haley is currently in her second year of the JD program at Western Law. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western University. Prior to attending Western Law, Haley traveled and then worked as a server and a barista. During her first year at Western Law, Haley was a 1L Caseworker at the Western Business Law Clinic. She also participated in a number of competitions, including the Torys Negotiation Competition as a semi-finalist. She was also very involved in the Western Community before entering law school, specifically through her involvement in Leadership and Democracy Lab, a political risk think tank, and as a Political Science student mentor. Outside of her work at the Clinic, Haley enjoys going to the gym and traveling.

Zagros HabibiZagros Habibi

Zagros is currently in his second year of the JD program at Western Law. Prior to attending law school, Zagros earned his Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Governance at Ryerson University. Throughout his undergraduate degree, he was an active member of the community where he was appointed as a representative of Ryerson’s Academic Integrity Council and mentored first-year students in establishing regiments to achieve academic success. In his first year at Western Law, Zagros co-founded the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association. Outside of work and school, Zagros is a Toronto Raptors fan and enjoys biking.

Mentors

Our mentor lawyers dedicate pro bono hours to assist students in the analysis of legal issues and direct student research activities. We would like to thank the following firms for their generous assistance:


Please contact us if you would like to become a mentor.