- Ontario (2017)
- University of Windsor (2016) JD
- University of Detroit Mercy (2016) JD (Cum Laude)
- Queen's University (2011) BA (Honours - Politics and Philosophy)
is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.
Nilou’s practice encompasses a broad range of litigation matters, including corporate-commercial litigation and professional negligence.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Nilou summered and articled at Lenczner Slaght, assisting on several injunctions, trials, and appeals.
While at law school, Nilou worked as a teaching assistant, and placed in the final round of the Zuber Moot Competition. In her final year, Nilou was the co-chair of the Zuber Moot Committee. Prior to attending law school, Nilou studied Philosophy and Political Studies.
Counsel to the successful defendant in resisting a motion for leave to pursue a claim or secondary market misrepresentation under the Ontario Securities Act and certification of a class action under the Class Proceedings Act, 1992.
Counsel to successful defendant surgeons at trial in a medical malpractice matter alleging a delayed diagnosis of an anastomotic leak, which lead to sepsis.
In Third Eye v Dianor, the Court of Appeal for Ontario revitalized the law of vesting orders, confirming that a motion judge of the Superior Court of Justice has jurisdiction to extinguish interests in land in a receivership, and setting a new test for when that power should be exercised. The Court also clarified the precedence between the 10-day appeal period set out in the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (“BIA”) Rules, and the 30-day period prescribed through the Courts of Justice Act (“CJA”).
Lenczner Slaght adds to its collective experience and vast knowledge with the addition of three new associates, bringing Canada’s leading litigation firm to a total of 54 expert litigators.