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Nazish Mirza Toronto Lawyer

Nazish Mirza

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2020
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Nazish Mirza maintains a broad corporate practice with a focus on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate finance and private equity. Nazish also has experience acting on both sides of shareholder activism matters.

Prior to joining Fasken, Nazish worked at an international law firm in Toronto and worked as in-house corporate counsel for a large insurance company.

Outside of law, Nazish is an avid traveller who previously lived in Egypt, Hong Kong and Amsterdam.

Client Work

  • Syndicate of Agents led by Sprott Capital Partners LP and CIBC Capital Markets completes US$65 million convertible debenture private placement for i-80 Gold Corp.,
  • The INX Digital Company, Inc. completes go public transaction,
  • ATS Corporation completes US$445 million acquisition of SP Industries Inc.,
  • TCI Fund Management Limited proxy contest against Canadian National Railway Company,
  • ATS Corporation completes US$40 million acquisition of NCC Automated Systems, Inc.,
  • Valeo Pharma Inc. completes bought-deal short form prospectus offering of units totaling C$11.5 million, including full exercise of the over-allotment option,
  • Trillium Gold Mines Inc. announces closing of C$5 million brokered private placement offering,
  • Shareholder group initiates board changes at Avicanna Inc.,
  • BetterLife closes $6.325 million bought deal public offering of units,

Career & Education


  • JD Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BA (Honours) McGill University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association



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