Arif S. Nuraney is the managing partner and owner of the Nuraney Law Group which he established in 2016. Arif advises private and public companies on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, the formation and structuring of businesses, financings and due diligence. He works with clients in a wide range of industry sectors, including hospitality, manufacturing, technology, construction, mining and infrastructure.He also regularly acts for private equity and venture capital firms in connection with acquisitions and investments.
Arif’s experience includes providing legal advice in connection with transactional matters, as well as providing ongoing general corporate, commercial and strategic advice to large and small businesses. He has considerable experience with negotiating and drafting asset and share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and other commercial documents. Arif also acts for his clients in litigious collections matters.
Diane was called to the British Columbia bar in 1994 and has over 20 years of experience in the area of family law, wills and estates, trusts and general civil litigation. Diane is fluent in French and works with clients from different backgrounds, each with their unique and individual needs. Diane is cognizant of the impact that a family breakdown has on children and strives to help her clients arrive at solutions that take the best interests of their children into consideration. Diane volunteers her time for a number of community non-profit organizations and self-represented low-income litigants. Diane loves to be outdoors and remains active with her family. She is most often out jogging or cycling with her teenage daughter.
Omar Mohamed is an associate at Nuraney Law Group and is the commercial litigator of the team. Omar assists his clients by pursuing solutions to resolve business disputes including breaches of contract, misrepresentation, corporate and shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, unfair business practices, strata property disputes, and residential and commercial real estate disputes. He understands that business owners want to resolve their disputes with as little detriment to their business operations as possible. He believes in providing simple, straightforward legal advice in language that his clients can understand. Omar does his best to resolve disputes through negotiations and mediation but when the need arises, he is willing take his client's issues all the way to trial.
Prior to joining Nuraney Law Group in September 2019, Omar practised at a boutique commercial litigation firm in Downtown Vancouver. Omar is a member of both the Law Society of British Columbia and Law Society of Ontario, called to both in 2016.
*Omar practises under Omar Mohamed Law Corporation.
Albert Chiu is an associate lawyer with Nuraney Law Group. Albert advises private and public companies with their corporate and commercial law matters, which includes the sale and purchase of business assets, corporate restructuring, commercial financing transactions, preparation and negotiation of contracts, and construction financing.
He currently advises several publicly listed companies on securities law matters including TSX Venture compliance and annual general meetings.
Albert also provides estate planning advice to individuals and families, which includes the preparation of wills, power of attorneys and representation agreements. He assists clients with the process of post-death administration—obtaining a representation grant for the executor or administrator of an estate.
Albert works closely with his clients to provide them with clear legal advice and timely service.
Rafiq Charania became an associate with the Nuraney Law Group in July of 2020. His areas of practice are primarily involved in Bankruptcy. He works with clients dealing with corporate recovery and insolvency, including secured and unsecured realizations, foreclosures, and CCAA matters. Additionally, he welcomes the opportunity to help individual creditors and debtors in dealing with their ongoing bankruptcy and insolvency issues.
Prior to joining the Nuraney Law Group, Rafiq’s past experiences involved Civil Litigation and Regulatory Law, particularly with the Cannabis Act and Regulations.
In the past, Rafiq was a four-time National Champion in the sport of amateur wrestling and represented Canada at the Pan American Championships and, later, the Junior World Championships. Currently, Rafiq volunteers his time at events and tournaments in the wrestling community and was recently appointed as the “Member at Large” to the BC Wrestling Association Board of Directors.
“Like many Canadians, there are times where I feel unsure about how legislation can affect both my business and personal lives. I appreciate the hands-on guidance of NLG, because without it I would still have these same reservations. The excellent customer service and advice leaves me feeling confident in the decisions made because they’ve taken the time to explain the alternatives to me – so I know the end result is best for my personal needs and circumstances. Thanks for having my best interests at heart.”
“Amazing service. I needed a lawyer quickly as I was having my company acquired. Nuraney Law Group took care of all the legal detail that I needed. I felt protected and at ease during the process. I was impressed with their knowledge during the contract and other agreement revisions. They even met me at the bank for the sale transaction of my business to sign and just be there for my security. Now that’s awesome service!! Highly Recommend to anyone. I will definitely be coming back again. Absolutely professional.”
“I have met a few some of Arif’s staff, but it is Arif I know. He’s such a good listener, pays attention to detail, he’s punctual and kind , a family man and and its’ very obvious that he cares about each and everyone of his clients- to the point, that he is mobile. If you cannot make it to him…he will come to you. I find him very genuine and grounded.”
“I have been using Nuraney Law Group for my company Creative Wonders Communications. I find the owner Arif to be both knowledgeable and personable. He takes a keen interest in his clients and he often goes out of his way to deliver me the necessary papers. I would highly recommend his services.”
“We needed a lawyer immediately for a personal family matter and although Arif was leaving for vacation the following day he called to offer advice and assurance that the matter would be dealt with upon his return. His demeanor is warm and genuine. His professionalism is bar none!”
“Great Lawyer. Innovative. Hardworking. Trustworthy. Arif Nuraney has taken over my corporate records, and I highly recommend his legal services. Thanks very much for the great service!”