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Omni Bridgeway expands investment team in Canada with Aryan Ziaie

April 21, 2023


Legal Finance company Omni Bridgeway (formerly Bentham IMF) is expanding its Canadian operations with the hire of Aryan Ziaie as associate investment manager and legal counsel in Toronto. Aryan brings particular expertise in class action disputes from his time as a litigator for a leading class action firm, Koskie Minsky LLP.

Aryan has experience at all levels of court in Ontario and British Columbia, and across a range of legal issues, including anticompetitive conduct, product liability, breach of contract, privacy breach, employment misclassification, systemic negligence, and Charter breach class actions. Aryan has also acted as counsel in insolvency proceedings and a range of other complex commercial disputes.

Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Aryan acted as counsel in a multi-week trial concerning the denial of business interruption insurance arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. He has helped achieve settlements on behalf of claimants in several proceedings and has in-depth insight into the strategies and tactics that produce high-value settlements.

Prior to Koskie Minsky LLP, Aryan worked for a leading insolvency and commercial litigation firm in Toronto. Aryan holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and earned his JD from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. He served on the Executive Committee of Downtown Legal Services.

As part of the Canadian team, Aryan adds to a robust group of lawyers who previously practiced with well-regarded firms including Blakes, Davies, Lenczner Slaght, McCarthy Tetrault, McMillan and Oslers.

Omni Bridgeway is the global leader in legal finance and risk management, providing dispute and litigation finance from case inception to post-judgement enforcement and recovery. Listed on the ASX, Omni Bridgeway operates from over 20 international locations.

Omni Bridgeway is delighted to welcome Aryan to the team. Aryan can be reached at or 647-878-6332.

Omni Bridgeway

Omni Bridgeway offers dispute finance from case inception through to post-judgment enforcement and recovery on a worldwide basis, providing legal financing across markets.

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Aryan Ziaie

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