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Criminal lawyers who focus on YOU

We speak to you in a language you understand

At What The Law, we understand that the Criminal Justice system can be overwhelming and confusing, especially if you have never been in a situation like this before. All of a sudden you are dealing with the Police, and you are expected to go to Court. No exceptions.

At What The Law we have a group of experienced lawyers, who will make this process as smooth as possible. We offer complete transparency and invite any questions you may have at any point during the process. We look at all possible defences and exhaust all possible options. We are available to you 24/7 because we don’t sleep. We don't sleep because the police don't sleep. At the end of the day, we work for you, and that is something we do not take lightly.

We will work tirelessly, to ensure you get the justice you deserve.

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Not Your Defence

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Everyone deserves legal representation and a right to a fair process

  • Free Initial Consultation with DISCLOSURE REVIEW
  • Complete Transparency the Minute You Walk In The Door
  • Available 24/7 and if you cannot meet us, we will come and meet you
  • Flat Rate fees with No Hidden Costs
  • Flexible Payment Plans available
  • Legal Aid Certificates Accepted

About What The Law:

Hi, I'm Mustafa Sheikh

I am the owner and founder of WhatTheLaw.

Ever since I was a young boy, I knew I wanted to be a Criminal Defence Lawyer. I've always been a strong believer in the presumption of innocence, your right to representation, and the right to a fair process. And that's why I created a strong legal team with like-minded lawyers who are solely in the business to advocate on your behalf and fight tirelessly for your rights.

When you contact WTL, no matter what your financial situation is, we will make it work.


Our Practice Areas

It Doesn't Matter What The Charge Is, We Have The Right Defence.

Assault Lawyers

Bail Hearing Lawyer

Care and Control

Dangerous Driving Defence Lawyer

Dangerous Operation

DUI, Drunk Driving & Impaired Driving Defence Lawyer

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Impaired Driving

DUI Lawyer for Drunk Driving Causing Bodily Harm

Fraud Defence Lawyer

Murder & Manslaughter Defence Lawyer

Robbery Defence Lawyer

Theft Defence Lawyer

Weapons Offences Lawyer

Young Offenders Lawyer

These are just a handful of the criminal charges we can handle at WTL. If you have any questions or concerns about anything, do not hesitate to give us a call directly so we can discuss all possible resolutions.

Call or Text 647-830-3083 with your legal questions

Our Team

Mustafa Sheikh

Lawyer, Owner and Founder of WhatTheLaw

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Mustafa Sheikh is a lawyer who is dedicated on helping as many people as possible. He is solely focused on ensuring that anyone charged with a criminal offence has the legal representation they deserve.

Mustafa Sheikh has handled hundreds of files with great success for charges ranging from firearm offences to attempted murder. Mustafa will make sure you get the legal advice you deserve, and the legal attention your file requires. Once you get the opportunity to speak to Mr. Sheikh you will see why hundreds of clients are drawn to him because he will go the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable and put at ease. Empathy and being a good listener are just a few special traits that separate Mr. Sheikh from most lawyers, he understands where you are coming from and will make sure he talks to you in a way that makes you feel comfortable. At the end of the day, that is what WhatTheLaw is all about.

Mustafa Sheikh can be seen on TV on Global News, City News and CBC providing his legal opinions on headline stories.

Our Team

Michael Pierce


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Michael Pierce is a lawyer who is passionate about assisting all individuals charged with criminal offences, to ensure that they are treated fairly in the criminal justice system. He believes very strongly in due process and in many of the legal principles that our system of justice stands for, such as, but certainly not limited to, the presumption of innocence. Mr. Pierce is also passionate about defending all of the rights and freedoms which we are all fortunate to enjoy in our free and democratic society.

Michael Pierce has conducted trials at both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice, and has successfully represented individuals charged with offences ranging from theft to attempted murder. Very recently, he has successfully defended, obtaining full acquittals for, individuals charged with child luring and kidnapping. Michael Pierce has handled hundreds of criminal matters and has obtained numerous favourable dispositions for his clients.

Michael Pierce is a member in good standing of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and the Law Society of Ontario.

Our Team

Christopher De Giorgio


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Christopher De Giorgio is a University of Ottawa Law School graduate. He primarily practices criminal and quasi criminal law. He has successfully represented clients facing assault, fraud, theft, weapon and impaired driving charges. He has also successfully represented clients facing Highway Traffic Act charges and provincial offences. Christopher De Giorgio also works for duty counsel where he endlessly provides legal assistance to those who need it the most. He is extremely passionate about providing his clients with the best legal defence available and works tirelessly to ensure his clients get the best outcome.

Chris De Giorgio is a member in good standing of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the Law Society of Ontario

Our Team

Sarah Sheikh

Managing Partner

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Sarah Sheikh is the Managing Partner of WhatTheLaw. She is in charge of the firm’s overall practise, management and day-to-day business. Prior to joining the WTL Team, she graduated from University of Ottawa Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts. She then pursued an interest in law and completed the Accelerated Paralegal Program at Seneca College and graduated top of her class on the President’s List. During her time at Seneca, she volunteered at the local legal aid clinic and grew a passion for helping others in need.

WTL In The News

City News
Criminal Lawyer, Mustafa Sheikh, discusses how sentencing works, parole eligibility and the importance of rehabilitation.

CBC News
Criminal Lawyer, Mustafa Sheikh, joins in on a CBC Panel to discuss our criminal justice system and the importance of judicial discretion.

Global News
The first marijuana impairment test has been approved by the Liberal Government and Criminal Lawyer, Mustafa Sheikh, discusses the test’s accuracy and possible Charter challenges.

Global News
Criminal Lawyer, Mustafa Sheikh, sits down to explain what criminal negligence is, the possible defences to this charge, and the impact on future school outings.

Global News
Criminal Lawyer, Mustafa Sheikh, discusses contract law and the legal ramifications involved in crowd funding.

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