Niha Ather 459 WEB

Niha Ather



University of Calgary, Juris Doctor, 2022

National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Science, Major in Life Sciences; Specialization in Biomedical Sciences, with Honours, 2018

Financial services, Government and not for profit, Oil and gas, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies
Practice areas:
Banking and finance, Business law, Capital markets, Commercial agreements, Corporate governance and disclosure, Corporate reorganizations, Energy, Joint ventures and other business combinations, Environmental, social, and governance (ESG), Private equity, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions


Niha's focus in on:

Securities and Corporate Law

  • Public offerings
  • Private placements
  • TSX Venture Exchange and TSX Listings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Share and asset acquisitions
  • Corporate and asset due diligence
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
  • Corporate governance
  • General corporate and commercial matters

Banking and Finance

  • Syndicated and bilateral financings for chartered banks, financial institutions and borrowers in a broad range of industries, including oil and gas exploration and production, energy services, commercial real estate, transportation and telecommunications
  • Domestic and cross-border financings
  • Intercreditor arrangements



Fluent in spoken and written Urdu.

Professional involvement

Professional associations:

  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Alberta Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Western Chapter
  • Member, Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association, Alberta