From contract negotiation to policy development, Nadia’s multi-disciplinary practice provides strategic legal advice servicing public bodies, boards, and various private organizations across a variety of industry sectors, with a particular focus in the post-secondary and entertainment sectors.

Nadia was previously in-house counsel at one of British Columbia’s largest universities where she worked closely with various groups including management, administration, faculty and staff. Prior to that, Nadia was in private practice as production counsel for a number producers and studios in the film and television industry, advising on a full range of matters through the development, financing, production, and distribution stages. This industry experience and client insight has provided Nadia with the necessary knowledge, understanding, and tools to provide practical and tailored legal advice to help her clients achieve their goals.

Governance and regulatory compliance Privacy and freedom of information
Contract drafting and negotiation Policy development, drafting and implementation
Legal liability and risk management Content licensing and distribution agreements
Copyright and personality rights related matters including waivers, clearances, and chain-of-title reviews General business law advice for growing companies
Entertainment law advice Anti-Spam (CASL) compliance
Contest law

Developing strong connections based on trust and communication is at the core of Nadia’s legal practice. Her ability to listen and communicate, and manage multiple stakeholders, often with competing interests, gives her clients the confidence that she can manage any room with compassion and diplomacy.  She enjoys working collaboratively with various groups, as she believes collaboration is vital to the success and growth of any organization.

Nadia brings a depth of knowledge to the table to support her clients through the decision-making process, advising on legal risk identification and mitigation, goal prioritization, and procedural matters, always through a legal lens. Nadia is passionate about providing legal advice that removes barriers for her clients, and understands the value of providing clear and actionable legal advice that is respectful of a client’s strategic goals, timelines, and priorities, recognizing that every client is unique in their approach.

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Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Association of University Solicitors, Member
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 2007
  • B.Sc Honours (Biochemistry), Bishop’s University, 2003