Nawaz Hussainaly is a business minded lawyer who draws on his experience as an electrical engineer to find practical solutions to complex problems. He maintains a broad corporate commercial practice with significant experience in the commercial real estate, commercial lending and financing, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, and technology sectors.
Nawaz advises clients in a various areas including:
Commercial Real Estate: Nawaz has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions, leasing, project finance, land development, and construction. He represents a wide array of commercial real estate clients, including landlords, tenants, financial institutions, developers, corporations, and entrepreneurs.
Health Law: Nawaz serves clients in a broad range of health law matters, with a focus on the clinical trials space. He has significant experience working for and against governmental health providers, Canadian and international universities, Canadian and international pharmaceutical companies, international device manufacturers, site management organizations, academic research organizations, and clinical research organizations.
Prior to joining Miller Thomson, Nawaz served as lead counsel for a joint venture between Canada’s largest health services provider and a leading research university, worked with the Calgary office of a national law firm, and the Ottawa office of an international law firm.
Professional achievements & leadership
Nawaz has delivered lectures on commercial real estate and clinical trials to audiences comprised of entrepreneurs, physicians, lawyers, health authority executives, university leaders, and non-profit associations. He has been profiled in the Association of Corporate Counsel for his work in clinical trials and cited in Lexpert magazine in relation to his work in securing financing in excess of $1 billion.
- Article, “Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month,” Business in Edmonton Magazine, May 2020
Nawaz is heavily involved in the community as a life long volunteer. Currently he is serving as a mediator and legal advisor for the Conciliation and Arbitration Board of Edmonton.
Bar admissions & education
- Alberta Bar, 2012
- Ontario Bar (Inactive), 2011
- J.D., Queen’s University, 2010
- B. Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Alberta, 2005