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Nikolas Shymko


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



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Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2022

Legal Assistant(s): Cathy Brooks

With a focus on corporate and commercial litigation, Nikolas works diligently for his clients to provide timely solutions to complex legal matters. He has provided defensive litigation support for a healthcare technology company involved in a securities class action, having conducted extensive research to prepare factums and oral arguments. Nikolas has also assisted with an international commercial arbitration involving a Ukrainian stated-owned enterprise, having conducted extensive research to support written submissions. He continues to develop his legal skills working on insurance litigation matters, and corporate matters for national wholesaler and retailer in various transactions, projects and contract issues.

Education & Career


McGill University, BCL/JD, 2021
Saint Mary’s University, BComm (Honours), 2018
NEOMA Business School, BComm (Exchange), 2016


Instructor, Law-Éducation-Connexion Outreach Program, Montreal, 2018 – 2021
Student Advocate, Legal Information Clinic at McGill, Montreal, 2019 – 2020
Project Coordinator, Venture 2 Impact, India, 2018 – 2019
Peer Supporter, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, 2016 – 2018
Microfinance Intern, Uganda Martyr’s University, Uganda, 2017


Chief Justice R.A.E. Greenshields Scholarship
Victor Dahdaleh-Clinton Foundation Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
Export Development Canada International Business Scholarship
Canadian Interuniversity Sports Academic All-Canadian

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