Daljit Nirman is President of Nirman’s Law Professional Corporation and Sessional Lecturer of Law at Herzing College, Ottawa. He has over two decades of diverse legal experience from the Industry, has received a Master of Laws from University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physics and Bachelor of Laws from University of Delhi. He also posses post-graduate specialized diplomas in Labour Laws; International Law and Law of International Institutions. His practice areas include Corporate, Commercial, Property, Immigration and International Law. He has appeared before quasi-judicial boards and tribunals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Federal Court of Canada. Daljit brings with him over 27 years of legal experience and has advised a range of individuals, partnerships, developers, corporate clients, non-government entities on litigation, corporate governance regulation, business regulation including shareholders agreements, leases, franchise agreements, joint-venture agreements and on the implementation of particular compliance programs with applicable regulatory reporting and disclosure requirements and restrictions on an ongoing basis. He has successfully handled multi-million dollar transactions for his clients. Moreover, Daljit is a strong advocate of alternate dispute resolution and views it as a foundation for much of his practice.
Daljit holds professional membership in the Canadian Bar Association; County of Carleton Law Association; Ontario Bar Association; Indian Law Institute; and Bar Council of Delhi, India. He is also a member of the India-Canada Association, Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber, and the Canadian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce of Ottawa. He also volunteers his time and resources to a few cultural and religious organizations in Canada, and sits on the board of the Marion Dewar Scholarship Fund. Daljit is also a director of Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization, member RD committee of United Way Ottawa and sit on the advisory boards of various corporations and non-profit organizations. He is also a life patron of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Daljit is regular writer and his articles, which touch fundamental legal issues of interest, are published in various law journals and newspapers both in Canada and India. He authored a book entitled Reference Book for Disciplinary Proceedings – Procedures. His book is intended for the benefit of employers and employees in the Indian Financial and Banking sector. It has been well acclaimed by the national press, employers, employees and senior bureaucrats in India. It has also been accepted for reference at the libraries of both the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.
Daljit has also written two guides Plain Language Guide for Unjust Dismissal Adjudicators and Plain Language Guide for Wage Recovery Referee Proceedings for the benefit of non-unionized federal government employees employed in the Canadian Industry. The guides are intended to assist the workers who do not have legal representation and shall be presenting their own matters before adjudicators and referees appointed by the government.
Daljit is active in community affairs and has to his credit ground breaking case against Indian Air Lines (now Air India) setting precedent for the first time whereby all Airlines in India will be held responsible for any delays (with very few exceptions) and have to pay compensation to all passengers for their actions.