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WeirFoulds promotes commercial litigator to partner

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 10:49 AM | By John Chunn

WeirFoulds announced that Nadia Chiesa has joined the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2020.

The firm’s press release said that she joined the commercial litigation practice group as an associate in 2011 after working at WeirFoulds as a summer student and articling student. She has since been building a practice focused on Caribbean and Offshore Law, and frequently acts for clients before all levels of court in the Caribbean. Chiesa also regularly appears before all levels of court in Ontario and is active in the commercial litigation bar in Ontario.

In 2018, Chiesa became co-chair of the Caribbean practice group. The team focuses on multijurisdictional litigation involving complex corporate and commercial disputes in various jurisdictions including the Eastern Caribbean, Central America and the U.S.

She advises clients from around the world on a wide variety of matters, including multijurisdictional corporate disputes involving shareholder rights and director’s duties, the registration and enforcement of foreign judgments, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, contentious offshore trusts and estates matters and more. She is a member of the bars of Ontario, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the British Virgin Islands.