Nadia Effendi

Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais

Nadia represents a wide range of clients, in both English and French, in complex and often high-profile proceedings, including class actions as well as administrative, regulatory, constitutional, and human rights law cases.

Nadia has represented clients in a broad range of industries (e.g. transportation, financial services, broadcasting and telecommunications, energy, entertainment, etc.) and has particular subject-matter expertise in transportation law, electoral law, access to information, and official language rights. Nadia regularly appears before all levels of federal and provincial courts, administrative tribunals, and commissions of inquiry, and has appeared numerous times before the Supreme Court of Canada. Nadia is a member of the CBA Federal Courts Bench and Bar Liaison Committee. She is the chair of BLG’s Appellate Advocacy Group and serves as past president of the Association des juristes d’expression fran├žaise de l’Ontario (AJEFO).

Prior to joining BLG, Nadia served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada to The Honourable Mr. Justice Bastarache.