Be-Nazeer Damji

Be-Nazeer Damji

Be-Nazeer graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009. She began her law career in a mid-sized Toronto firm specializing in litigation. While honing her litigation skills as an Associate, Be-Nazeer was offered the opportunity to act as General Counsel and Resident Clerk in a private commercial arbitration company, which position she held for over a year. In this capacity, she acted as Clerk to the tribunal in arbitration proceedings involving shareholders disputes, insurance coverage disputes and general commercial disputes.

Be-Nazeer returned to her litigation practice with the same Toronto firm where she had begun her career and in 2015, she was made Partner having developed a broad and successful litigation practice. In 2018, Be-Nazeer chose to leave private practice to work as Surety Claims Counsel for an industry leading international insurance company. She returned to private practice joining Evangelista; Barristers & Solicitors in July, 2019.

Be-Nazeer’s vast legal experience within the private, commercial and corporate arena have shaped her pragmatic approach to litigation. She strives to obtain practical resolutions consistent with her client’s business goals but she is a formidable advocate, when required. Be-Nazeer’s measured approach and skillful advocacy are her trademarks. Be-Nazeer has appeared before tribunals and the Superior Court of Justice.

Be-Nazeer has travelled extensively in Europe and Africa and she is fluent in four languages; including French and Hindi.

(416) 642-2956
bdamji@evangelista.ca


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Be-Nazeer has practiced in various area of litigation including:

  • Insurance Defence Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Coverage Opinions
  • Occupier’s Liability
  • Surety Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Fraud


Energy and Power

Advocacy and litigation services to energy corporations and municipalities throughout Ontario

Insurers

Our current relationships include providing coverage counsel, litigation defence, subrogation recovery, et cetera

Municipalities

Working closely with municipal administrators, we provide services for a wide array of matters

Financial Institutions

Our services have focused on both national and international banking matters