Nikhilesh Verma

Articling Students

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Nik is an articling student at TDS with a focus on corporate and commercial law, and immigration law.

Nikhilesh Verma

Profile

Nik is an articling student at TDS with a focus on corporate & commercial law, and immigration law.

Nik obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from Panjab University, India. After immigrating to Canada, Nik obtained a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. Additionally, he completed his NCA examinations and received a Certificate of Qualification.

Nik was elected as the Department Representative of his law school in 2016. He was an executive member of Panjab University’s Moot Court Society and the Centre for Trade and Dispute Resolution, in addition to being the Student Coordinator for the Centre for Constitution and Public Policy. Nik was also a member of Panjab University’s street theatre group. He is an avid chess player and has played at the national level.

Nik speaks fluently in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu and can help clients in these languages.


Additional Information

Certificate of Qualification – 2021 – National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada

Master of Laws – 2020 – Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

B.Com.LL.B.(Hons.) – 2019 – Panjab University, India

Judge – National Moot Court Competition at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, India – 2019

Winner – National Trial Advocacy Competition at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, India – 2019 (Speaker)

Best Speaker – Panjab University National Model United Nations Conference, India – 2018

Winner – National Trial Advocacy Competition at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, India – 2017 (Witness)

Best Speaker – Panjab Model United Nations Conference, India – 2017
Winner – National Trial Advocacy Competition at Government Law College, Kerala, India – 2017 (Speaker)

Runner Up – National Trial Advocacy Competition at SVKM Mumbai, India – 2017 (Speaker)

Quarter Finalist – International Judgment Deliberation Competition at Government Law College Mumbai, India – 2016 (Speaker)

Winner – National Mock Trial Competition at KIIT Bhubaneshwar, India – 2016 (Speaker)

Winner and recipient of the Special Mention Award– Intra Departmental Moot Court Competition at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, India – 2016 (Speaker)

Runner up – Lex Omnia Moot Court at NALSAR Hyderabad and BITS Goa – 2015 (Researcher)

Winner – Economics Quiz at Panjab University, India – 2015

Winner – Parliamentary Debate at Panjab University, India – 2015

Elected as The Law Society of Manitoba’s Student Bencher