Nicole Rozario 

Nicole Rozario

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.945.8007
e: nicole.rozario@mcmillan.ca

overview

Nicole is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, and is developing a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. She has experience in a variety of areas, including complex contractual disputes, class action defence, competition and regulatory litigation, international trade disputes and product liability. Nicole has appeared as lead counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and appeared as counsel before the Divisional Court and Ontario Court of Appeal. Nicole also assists clients with alternative dispute resolution, including participation in mediations and arbitrations. 

Nicole joined McMillan in 2015 as a summer student and completed her articles with the firm in 2017. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. While at law school, Nicole competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, earning an honourable mention for Best Oralist and Best Memorandum.  She also was a Dean’s Legal Research and Writing Fellow and worked as a research assistant for an environmental law professor. Prior to law school, Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Toronto.  

Presentations

Changes to the Construction Lien Act

Publications

A Comma-dy of Errors: Ontario Superior Court Dismisses Pensioners' Class Action
Ontario Premier to Set Precedent Invoking Notwithstanding Clause
Change is Coming to Ontario's Construction Lien Act – What Do You Need to Know for 2018?
Out with the old and in with the new: transitioning from Ontario's old Construction Lien Act to the new Construction Act
Winter is coming – and so is Ontario's New Construction Act
Your Halloween Edition: The Ghost of the Terminated GST/HST Deemed Trust

Education

  • University of Ottawa, J.D. - 2016
  • University of Toronto, B.A. - 2012

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2017

Practices

business litigation
class actions
dispute resolution
international arbitration
litigation
mediation
product liability
white collar defence and government investigations
construction

Industries

banking, finance and insurance
construction
insurance

Directorships and Professional Associations

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

Awards & Rankings

  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Harry Beahen Q.C Memorial Prize
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Nicole is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, and is developing a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. She has experience in a variety of areas, including complex contractual disputes, class action defence, competition and regulatory litigation, international trade disputes and product liability. Nicole has appeared as lead counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and appeared as counsel before the Divisional Court and Ontario Court of Appeal. Nicole also assists clients with alternative dispute resolution, including participation in mediations and arbitrations. 

Nicole joined McMillan in 2015 as a summer student and completed her articles with the firm in 2017. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. While at law school, Nicole competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, earning an honourable mention for Best Oralist and Best Memorandum.  She also was a Dean’s Legal Research and Writing Fellow and worked as a research assistant for an environmental law professor. Prior to law school, Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Toronto.  

April 11, 2019
Ontario's New Construction Act
McMillan Construction Counsel Series
February 2018
Changes to the Construction Lien Act
The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer
The Law Society of Ontario