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Nicole Rozario maintains a broad civil and commercial litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial disputes, class action defence and product liability, as well as administrative and public law.

Nicole has appeared as counsel before all levels of courts in Ontario, as well as the Federal Court and various administrative tribunals. She also assists clients with alternative dispute resolution (ADR), acting for them in commercial arbitrations and mediations.

Nicole’s significant experience in class actions includes competition disputes in connection with allegations of misleading advertising, and consumer class actions involving product liability.



Speaking Engagements


Teaching Engagements

  • Guest Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University, Securities Litigation (April 2022)

Rankings & Recognitions

  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Harry Beahen Q.C Memorial Prize

Directorships & Affiliations

  • The American Bar Association Litigation Section
  • Director, Charleston Lake Environmental Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association

Education & Admissions

2017
Called to the Ontario bar
2016
JDUniversity of Ottawa
2012
BAUniversity of Toronto

Publications

Insights (11 Posts)

Featured Insight

Do We Have Insurance for That? – Why Directors Should Obtain Legal Advice When Buying Company and D&O Insurance

Directors should engage legal counsel to negotiate insurance agreements, particularly those operating in emerging sectors such as cannabis and cryptocurrency.

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Feb 15, 2022
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Where the Restructuring Meets the Road: the Intersection Between Insolvency Proceedings and Construction Law

COVID-19 will strain the construction industry. This bulletin explores how insolvency and restructuring concepts interact with construction law.

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Mar 20, 2020
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Can I Tell You Something in Confidence?” Legal Privilege in M&A Transactions

The authors discuss challenges to maintaining legal privilege in M&A transactions. Parties in Ontario can learn from the experience of other jurisdictions.

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Jan 22, 2020
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A Comma-dy of Errors: Ontario Superior Court Dismisses Pensioners’ Class Action

In Austin v. Bell Canada, a class proceeding was brought, certified, and dismissed on summary judgment, in
connection with the provision of a pension plan.

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Dec 3, 2019
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Construction Law Seminar and Webcast: Ontario’s New Construction Act

Ontario’s new Construction Act is now in force – What does this mean for my business and what practices do I need to change?

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April 11, 2019 - 8:00 am to 9:45 am
Featured Insight

Ontario Premier to Set Precedent Invoking Notwithstanding Clause

Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba made a finding of unconstitutionality and struck down the provisions of the provincial Better Local Government Act, 2018

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Sep 12, 2018
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Change is Coming to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act – What Do You Need to Know for 2018?

Construction Lien Amendment Act received Royal Assent and became law in Ontario. It represents a thorough modernization of the Construction Lien Act including amendments to the lien and holdback rules

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Mar 1, 2018
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Construction Law Seminar and Webcast

Learn more about the significant changes to construction law in Ontario and what impacts these changes will have on the construction industry.

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March 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm
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Out with the old and in with the new: transitioning from Ontario’s old Construction Lien Act to the new Construction Act

An update to our December 2017 article, where some of the most significant substantive changes to the Construction Lien Act (the "CLA") are considered.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Winter is coming – and so is Ontario’s New Construction Act

Winter is coming – and so is Ontario's new Construction Act

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Dec 19, 2017
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Your Halloween Edition: The Ghost of the Terminated GST/HST Deemed Trust

Your Halloween Edition: The Ghost of the Terminated GST/HST Deemed Trust

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Nov 2, 2017