Tahira Dawood is a staff lawyer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC). She works on different law and policy matters to protect and advance the consumer interest.
Tahira previously worked as a Policy and Research Analyst at PIAC. She holds a Masters (LL.M.) in Law and Technology from the University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London (International programmes). Before joining PIAC, she volunteered as a Research Analyst at the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) and worked on projects concerning copyright law, privacy, and public policy. During her Masters, she interned and worked on a project with PIAC.
She has practiced law abroad, focusing on contracts, corporate law, intellectual property rights, and aviation law. Tahira was also an articling student with PIAC from July 2020 to May 2021.