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Arun S. Maini, lawyer and founder of The Defence Group, has practised criminal law since 1995. He’s a graduate of the University of Toronto and Dalhousie University Law School. After completing his articles at a Bay St. law firm, Mr. Maini joined the federal Department of Justice as a prosecutor of drug trafficking, tax evasion, and immigration fraud cases in Toronto, Brampton and Vancouver. In 1999, Mr. Maini transferred to the provincial Crown attorney’s office in Brampton, where he prosecuted a wide range of criminal offences, from theft to murder. In 2003, Mr. Maini left the government to establish The Defence Group. Mr. Maini handles all criminal offences and regulatory prosecutions.

Over more than 25 years as a criminal lawyer, Mr. Maini has prosecuted and defended hundreds of criminal cases, and has extensive jury trial experience. Mr. Maini has also lectured at The Advocates’ Society and has taught advocacy at the Law Society and Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy program. Maini appears occasionally in the media to comment on criminal law – see examples from the CBC, the Toronto Star, and the National Post.

Should I Choose a Trial by Jury or Judge?

Should I Choose a Trial by Jury or Judge?

Posted By on 20-04-2022

I am facing serious criminal charges. The Crown is proceeding by indictment. READ MORE

Stacking the Deck: Is the Government Undermining the Right to a Fair Trial?

Stacking the Deck: Is the Government Undermining the Right to a Fair Trial?

Posted By on 09-02-2022

The right to a fair trial is under attack by our government. READ MORE

Are Zoom Trials Here to Stay?

Are Zoom Trials Here to Stay?

Posted By on 04-02-2022

A Superior Court judge has released her decision in the case of Alek Minassian. READ MORE

Should I Agree to a Zoom Trial?

Should I Agree to a Zoom Trial?

Posted By on 19-01-2022

My lawyer wants to know if I will agree to my trial being on Zoom. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Zoom trial? READ MORE

COVID-19: Is It Safe to Go to Court?

COVID-19: Is It Safe to Go to Court?

Posted By on 20-07-2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the courts in Ontario closed early and completely to the public on March 16th, and only as of July 6... READ MORE

5 Ways That COVID-19 Will Affect Your Case

5 Ways That COVID-19 Will Affect Your Case

Posted By on 06-07-2020

Yes; the closure of the courts in Ontario since mid-March continues to impact the criminal justice system. READ MORE

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