Nathan Shaheen maintains a complex commercial litigation practice with a specific focus on financial fraud, asset tracing and investigations. He also regularly acts in class action and contractual matters. Nathan has appeared before Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal, as well as the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.
As part of his fraud practice, Nathan represents clients in matters including multi-jurisdictional and investment frauds, employee theft and kick-back schemes, and other varieties of economic crime. He has extensive experience conducting investigations aimed at uncovering fraudulent schemes, determining how such schemes were undertaken, and tracing misappropriated assets. Nathan also works with external investigators and auditors, interviews perpetrators and witnesses, coordinates with criminal law enforcement agencies and, most importantly, recovers the proceeds of fraud for innocent victims.
Nathan is a frequent lecturer and author on various topics. He is a regular contributor to the Law Times and co-author of the Canadian chapter of Asset Recovery 2017, a publication that compiles insights of leading practitioners from jurisdictions around the world. Nathan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Advocates’ Society, Toronto Lawyers Association and American Bar Association. He also regularly acts as duty counsel to self-represented litigants in association with Pro Bono Law Ontario.