Daljit Nirman is President of Nirman’s Law Professional Corporation and past sessional lecturer of law. He has over three 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 and Bachelor of Laws from University of Delhi. He also posses post-graduate specialized diplomas in Labour Laws; International Law, Industrial Relations & Personnel Management and Law of International Institutions.
His practice areas include Canadian immigration, human rights, corporate and property laws. He has appeared before quasi-judicial boards and tribunals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Federal Court of Canada. Daljit has advised a range of individuals, partnerships, developers, corporate clients, non-government entities on 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 was appointed to the Ottawa Police Services Board by Order in Council (137/2019) for three year term expiring in Feb 2022 which was further extended by three-years term until Feb 2025 by Order in Council (1734/2021). Daljit resigned from the Ottawa Police Services Board in March 2022. He has also been on the board of The Snowsuit Fund of Ottawa and former board of directors of Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization and Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber. He has been inducted into Order of Ottawa in 2021 and received 2022 Community Builder Award of United Way of East Ontario. Daljit Nirman is also former Board of Directors for Ontario Association of Police Services Board.
Daljit holds professional membership in the Law Society of Ontario; Canadian Bar Association; County of Carleton Law Association; Ontario Bar Association. He also volunteers his time and resources to a few cultural, not-for-profit and religious organizations in Canada. He was a key member for fundraising initiative for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation for clinical research which raised $10 million over the period of ten years.
Daljit is a regular writer and has authored a book titled Reference Book for Disciplinary Proceedings – Procedures based on the principles of natural justice. 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 Adjudication 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 won a landmark case involving consumer rights against ( equivalent to Bills or Rights) Alliance Air Limited (now Air-India) in 1999 which has become a trend setting case for compensation to passengers for delays.
Daljit is married and lives with his wife and two children who are also lawyers and called to the Bar of Ontario.