Founder, Barrister and Solicitor, Business Development Rajah has been a startup/small business company lawyer in Toronto for nearly a decade. Prior to founding Cobalt Lawyers, Rajah received his legal training in the corporate law group at Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto, as well as internationally for the Technology Media and Telecom group in the Dubai office of Clyde & Co. His particular focus on technology and small business comes from a passion in business and entrepreneurship. A three-time entrepreneur himself, Rajah is the founder of Cobalt Lawyers, co-founder of Multiplicity Media, and most recently, the founder of Clausehound.com – a legal technology company that falls squarely in the centre of Rajah’s interests in business, law and technology.
Rajah received his M.B.A. and J.D. degrees, from the University of Western Ontario Richard Ivey School of Business and the Faculty of Law respectively, during which time he was Co-President of Entrepreneurs@Ivey, a student-run entrepreneurship group, and the inaugural Student Director of the Western Business Law Clinic. Prior to that, Rajah attended the University of Waterloo and worked for more than a decade in the information technology industry, including three years as a software developer, and seven years as an Information Systems and Technology manager at both a major telecommunications company and at a financial services company.
When he is not practicing law or operating the business, Rajah’s spends time researching, reading and writing on topics related to promoting the democratic process, and he volunteers his time in the role of Canadian Responsible Leaders Chapter Head for the BMW Foundation.