Devin Persaud


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Devin Persaud is an associate in the Competition and Foreign Investment Group at Goodmans.

Devin advises clients on all areas of Canadian competition, antitrust, foreign investment, marketing, and corporate compliance law.

Prior to joining Goodmans, Devin was an associate in the Toronto office at a major Canadian law firm, where he also provided advice to clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law.  

Devin is passionate about promoting and encouraging diversity within the legal industry. He is the current President of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto, the largest equity-seeking bar organization in Canada.

In 2023, Devin was honoured with the Toronto Lawyers Association's Emerging Excellence Award of Distinction and the South Asian Bar Association of North America’s Rising Star Award. In 2022, he was honoured by Precedent Magazine with its “Precedent Setter” Award. He also previously received the 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year Award by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers – Ontario, and was named a 2019 Lexpert Zenith Award winner as a Change Agent in Law.

Devin is also recognized as “One to Watch” in Competition/Antitrust Law and Corporate Law by The Best Lawyers in Canada.


Professional Involvement

Devin is also actively involved in the South Asian Bar Association of North America, the OBA Council, the SLF’s Give a Day campaign, and is a CBA Competition Law Section Executive.

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL)
  • Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA)