Nicole Sarao has been the senior paralegal of the Commercial Litigation Group since 2000, and was appointed Director, Commercial Litigation Support in 2011. In this role, she supervises the group's paralegals and technicians. Nicole has more than 35 years of experience, and continually improves her legal knowledge by participating in lectures and seminars offered by the Canadian Association of Paralegals and the Barreau du Québec. Three to four times a year, she facilitates civil proceeding seminars for legal secretaries and paralegals who wish to work in litigation.
Nicole has experience in civil and commercial matters. She has particularly extensive experience in real estate law, commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, fraud law and banking law matters.
Nicole manages a number of data banks and is in charge of training for commercial litigation assistants, articling students and young lawyers with regard to civil proceedings.