Nicholas Arruda

Nicholas Arruda



Nicholas assists clients to successfully access the U.S. capital markets and complete cross-border transactions.

Nicholas has experience in a variety of transactions involving publicly traded and privately held companies, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and securities offering, and international joint ventures. 

Prior to joining Dorsey’s Toronto office, Nicholas worked for a prominent New York law firm.

Education & Admissions

Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada (J.D., 2017), Class Rank: Top 4%

Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (Certificate in International Business Law, 2014), First Class Honors

Schulich School of Business (M.B.A., 2017), MBA/iMBA Bronze Medal

Laurentian University (Honors Bachelor of Commerce – Sports Administration, 2013), cum laude


  • New York
  • Registered Foreign Legal Consultant in Ontario


  • English

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada Cross-Border Transactions
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Public Finance

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • Coach of Osgoode Hall Law School’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team


            Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021 Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020-2021, 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2022
Nicholas Arruda