The Firm






Nicholas P. Katsepontes, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Nicholas started his legal career in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1988 where he practiced shipping, marine and corporate law for an established law firm.

He moved to Ottawa in 1992 to serve as a Special Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade providing strategic and legal advice on Canada’s maritime and fisheries law. He subsequently worked in the area of international trade specifically Canada’s compliance obligations under the World Trade Organization and on Canada’s emerging international position on internet and e-commerce policy.

He was awarded a commendation by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1994 for his outstanding contribution to the Department for his work in developing a legal strategy in Canada’s Foreign Overfishing Campaign targeting foreign vessels that were violating fishing quotas in the Northeastern Atlantic. He left the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 1996 to return to private practice.

Today, Nicholas’ practice consists mainly of small and emerging technology and light industrial companies for which he provides services in the areas of corporate structure, governance practices, corporate management, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions.

He holds a Bachelors degree in economics from Dalhousie University, undertook graduate studies in international economics, holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws (shipping and trade law) degrees from Dalhousie Law School and is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society as well as the Law Society of Upper Canada







Demitra Moutsios, B.A., LL.L., LL.B.

Demitra Moutsios graduated with distinction from McGill University in 1997 with a B.A. in Political Science. She later obtained her Civil and Common Law degrees from the University of Ottawa.

Ms. Moutsios first began working for the Canadian Military Prosecution Service, office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) at the National Defence Headquarters, where she also completed her articles. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Legal Aid Ontario and various other federal government departments mainly in the areas of criminal, family, human rights and administrative law.

Ms. Moutsios is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Quebec Bar Association. She is also a Notary Public for the Province of Ontario. Her areas of practice include residential and commercial real estate, corporate law, wills, estates and litigation.

Me Moutsios est fière de vous offrir ses services dans les deux langues officielles.


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