Nevethan Balendra


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2021

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Nevethan is a personable corporate lawyer who enjoys connecting with clients to build long-lasting relationships. With a background in environmental science, healthcare and information technology, he brings a unique perspective and skill set to his legal practice. He draws on his industry knowledge to provide cost-effective solutions and advance his clients’ business objectives.

Nevethan is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. He provides legal advice on a broad range of corporate/commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, competition law and regulatory compliance. He also has experience with cloud contracts, SaaS and private investments. Nevethan’s clients range from small start-ups to multinational corporations across industries such as telecommunications, technology and media.

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Professional Involvement

Professional Activities

  • Co-founder, Director, and Vice President, Tamil Bar Association


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Representative Matters

Acted as Ontario and Quebec counsel to the purchaser in connection with the acquisition and financing of AFA Forest Products Inc., a leading and long-standing distributor for building products in Canada.

Represented Linamar Corporation (TSX: LNR) in connection with its acquisition of the Salford group of companies for an aggregate purchase price of $260 million.


  • JD, Western University, 2020
  • Master of Health Information Science, Western University, 2017
  • B.Sc. (Honours), Environmental Science and Psychology, Western University, 2016