Nicholas (Nick) Whitfield

Summer Student

Toronto
NWhitfield@blg.com
416.350.2678

Dishant is a summer student at BLG’s Toronto office for the summer of 2021. He is focusing on disputes practice area.

Dishant is pursuing his LL.M. (Business Laws) at UofT and volunteers for the Pro Bono Students Canada. Prior to graduate studies, he has worked as a lawyer at the Court of Appeal and Original Jurisdiction at Chandigarh, India for more than five years where he got the opportunity to work and argue on diverse legal issues in about 450 matters. Dishant has also been a diligent student and was the founder of the moot court society at his law school.

Dishant was drawn to BLG because of the firm’s strength in litigation and the clients that the firm represents spanning from institutional groups, private companies to crown corporations, banks etc. During the in-firm process, he realized that BLG was the perfect firm when he met associates and partners. Everyone at BLG is committed to making sure that students have a wonderful learning experience.

During spare time, Dishant likes to try his hand at new recipes. He loves listening to instrumental jazz music.

Education

  • BA LLB (Hons.), Panjab University India, 2015
  • LLM (Business Laws), University of Toronto, 2021