Nicole Rozario is building on a broad civil and commercial litigation practice with a focus on administrative and public law, and matters relating to marketing and advertising. She is involved in complex contractual disputes, class action defence and international trade disputes, as well as competition and regulatory litigation.

Having appeared as lead counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Nicole also provides representation before the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. In addition, she 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.

Rankings & Recognitions

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

Directorships & Affiliations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the Ontario bar
JDUniversity of Ottawa
BAUniversity of Toronto

Insights by Nicole Rozario (10 Posts)

Where the Restructuring Meets the Road: the Intersection Between Insolvency Proceedings and Construction Law

Mar 20, 2020

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

Can I Tell You Something in Confidence?” Legal Privilege in M&A Transactions

Jan 22, 2020

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

A Comma-dy of Errors: Ontario Superior Court Dismisses Pensioners’ Class Action

Dec 3, 2019

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.

Construction Law Seminar and Webcast: Ontario’s New Construction Act

Apr 11, 2019

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

Ontario Premier to Set Precedent Invoking Notwithstanding Clause

Sep 12, 2018

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

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

Mar 1, 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

Construction Law Seminar and Webcast

Mar 1, 2018

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

Out with the old and in with the new: transitioning from Ontario’s old Construction Lien Act to the new Construction Act

Feb 14, 2018

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

Winter is coming – and so is Ontario’s New Construction Act

Dec 19, 2017

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

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

Nov 2, 2017

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