Ross Nasseri


123 John St #300
Toronto, ON, M5V 2E2

Telephone:+1 416 572 4910

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Ross Nasseri LLP is a premier Canadian litigation boutique that specializes in civil and regulatory litigation. The firm and its lawyers have received various accolades and are recognized as leading trial and appeal lawyers in Ontario. Our firm’s lawyers are battle-tested and have built a reputation as fearless and tenacious advocates who fight for their clients’ interests inside and outside of the courtroom.

Ross Nasseri boasts a tight-knit and entrepreneurial team with lawyers and clerks who have top-level training and pedigree. The firm’s clientele includes entrepreneurs, professionals, government entities, and businesses of all sizes including closely held/family companies, publicly traded corporations, and institutions. Our lawyers are valued for their mature litigation instincts and their ability to either resolve cases on favourable terms or push them forward expeditiously to a hearing. Our areas of expertise include litigating corporate/commercial, property, estates, and construction disputes, and acting both as prosecution and defence counsel in administrative and regulatory proceedings. Our firm is also one of few with expertise in acting on and providing advice in situations where there are parallel or concurrent civil, criminal, and regulatory proceedings. 

Some of our recent representative matters include:

  • Successfully overturning a decision to punish parties for contempt of court by awarding a $9M judgment against them
  • Successfully representing a non-profit organization in challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Canada Elections Act
  • Successfully enforcing letters rogatory issued from a US District Court in a matter being litigated before the US International Trade Commission
  • Representing unit holders in a significant limited partnership where there are various claims of mismanagement against the LP’s general partner and related entities
  • Acting as counsel in a multi-action, complex commercial trial arising from a powder-coating company (awaiting trial decision)
  • Acting as counsel in a multi-action tort trial concerning two well-known Toronto businesses, in which one businessowner alleges that the other contracted with an assassin and conspired to have him murdered (awaiting trial decision)
  • Winning an 18 day-trial arising from a partnership dispute over a real estate investment and defending the trial victory on appeal
  • Acting as counsel for a major Ontario regulator and providing advice on policies as well as acting as prosecution counsel
  • Defending a public company in litigation commenced pursuant to the Repair and Storage Liens Act, over a fleet of vehicles
  • Acting for a dissenting shareholder in an application to determine the fair market value of shares in a going private transaction
  • Acting for co-trustees of an estate, including a major bank, to resist an adverse possession claim
  • Defending an institution against vicarious liability and negligence claims arising from historical sexual assault allegations
  • Acting for the Estate Trustee During Litigation in a multi-million dollar estate dispute
  • Advising the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee on litigation strategy in a breach of contract action
  • Acting for the plaintiff in a complex, multi-defendant proceeding arising from a fraudulent real estate scheme
  • Acting for the respondents in a proceeding arising from a multi-property joint venture
  • Acting for the plaintiff in an action for conspiracy and intrusion upon seclusion by several defendants including police officers
  • Defending a mortgage administrator in regulatory proceedings at the Financial Services Tribunal, arising from a syndicated mortgage
  • Defending a significant propane distribution company in an action for wrongful
  • termination and malicious prosecution and prosecuting a counterclaim for conversion
  • Defending a well-known retail company and its directors in an oppression proceeding
  • Acting for a well-known hotel in a breach of contract and unjust enrichment action against a contractor
  • Acting for numerous naturopaths in proceedings governed by the Regulated Health Professions Act
  • Acting for a well-known hospitality website to defend an action for defamation
  • Acting for a physician in an oppression case arising from a cosmetic clinic