Nafisah Chowdhury

Biography

Nafisah Chowdhury is a Partner in the firm’s litigation group. She obtained a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo in 2004 and a J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2007. Upon graduating from law school, Nafisah articled with Miller Thomson and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

 

Nafisah appears regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and assists with cases before various levels of court, including Federal Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She also assists with cases before various administrative tribunals. She currently enjoys a broad litigation practice encompassing areas as diverse as employment law, asset recovery in commercial fraud cases, judicial review of administrative decisions, and contractual disputes. Nafisah has a particular interest in regulatory law and has assisted clients with matters involving bodies such as the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Ontario Energy Board.

 

In her spare time, Nafisah is actively involved in community outreach. She is a board member of the Working Skills Centre, an organization dedicated to helping newcomers to Canada overcome barriers to employment.

 

Education

  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2007
  • B.E.S. (Bachelor of Environmental Studies), University of Waterloo, 2004

 

Memberships

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

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law

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