Justin Nasseri

Ross Nasseri - Canada


123 John Street
Toronto, ON, M5V 2E2

+1 416 613 7897

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Justin Nasseri is a founding partner at Ross Nasseri LLP. Clients trust Justin for his counsel because of his breadth of experience and his battle-tested instincts and judgment. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario and tribunals including the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. He has been counsel on numerous trials, appeals, motions, applications, and arbitrations. Justin’s cases have included civil appeals, discipline hearings, and disputes in the fields of corporate-commercial litigation, estates, employment law, medical negligence, and criminal law.

Justin is also widely published on litigation topics including contract law, civil and criminal procedure, and injunctive relief. He has written for publications such as the Annual Review of Civil Litigation, the Advocates’ Quarterly, the Alberta Law Review, and the Canadian Privacy Law Review, as well as for conferences hosted by the Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocates’ Society, and Osgoode Hall.

In addition, Justin is a past Chair of the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section, where he helps organize legal education programs and is involved in advocating for policy reforms that benefit members of the bar. Justin has also been invited to speak at and chair programs for the Law Society of Ontario including A Litigator’s Guide to Concurrent Civil, Criminal, and Administrative Proceedings (January 2020) and A Litigator’s Guide to Remote/Virtual Practice (May 2021).

Before co-founding Ross Nasseri LLP, Justin was a partner at Goddard Nasseri LLP. He also litigated at McCarthy Tétrault’s Toronto office and Pape Barristers (now Pape Chaudhury LLP).

Justin received his JD from the University of Toronto in 2012 and his B.A. in Economics and Political Science with First Class Honours from the University of Alberta in 2009. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2013.

Representative Matters:

  • 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 ETDL 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


Updated March 2022