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Noordin S.K. Nanji

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Noordin S.K. Nanji Q.C.
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Noordin Nanji is a partner and is the leader of the Corporate/Securities practice group in Stikeman Elliott's Vancouver office. He advises public and private companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, the formation and financing of both public and private business ventures and complex strategic transactions.

Mr. Nanji has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Corporate/Commercial (BC).

  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 as "Lawyer of the Year" in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Vancouver.

  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 for Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity.

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading practitioner in Corporate Commercial and Private Equity.

  • AV® Peer Review Rated according to Martindale-Hubbell (Very High to Pre-eminent), its highest level of professional ranking.

Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D. 1982)

Mr. Nanji was a partner with another Canadian law firm from 1989-1998. He has advised clients in the forestry, mining, technology, outsourcing, investment banking and alternative energy industries, among others.

While in private practice, Mr. Nanji was cited as a Canadian leader in corporate finance, corporate commercial, and forestry law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He was also recognized by EuroMoney Magazine as leading corporate finance counsel in the "Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers".

From 1998-2009, Mr. Nanji held various senior executive positions at Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Ballard) including, most recently, Vice-President, Strategy and Development. While at Ballard, Mr. Nanji was responsible for developing most of Ballard's key strategic initiatives and held several senior executive roles, focusing on strategy, corporate and business development, intellectual property, corporate governance and complex international transactions. These strategic initiatives included several M&A transactions, critical joint ventures and strategic alliances with leading original equipment manufacturers in the transportation, chemicals and energy sectors, and the formation of Chrysalix Energy Limited Partnership, now a leading venture capital firm in the cleantech industry.

Mr. Nanji has served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of the Lower Mainland and as the Chairman of the Aga Khan International Conciliation and Arbitration Board. He presently serves as Chairman of the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation Board.

Bar Admission
British Columbia, 1983

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