ABOUT Be-Nazeer Damji

Assistant: Sue Koch
Phone: 416-645-8000 ext 2239
Law Clerks
David Whidden
Phone: 416-645-8000 ext 2330


Be-Nazeer (Beni) is a fully bilingual lawyer at Reisler Law PC.

Her practice focuses on insurance defence litigation, including motor vehicle first and third party claims, bad faith litigation, occupier’s liability, commercial general liability, product liability and defamation.

She has successful trial and arbitration experience.

Be-Nazeer also acts as a secretary (clerk) to the tribunal in arbitration proceedings involving shareholder disputes, commercial lease disputes (including ground lease renewal), estate litigation, insurance coverage disputes and general commercial disputes. She has worked with the Honourable Coulter A. Osborne, amongst other respected arbitrators.

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  • Kanagasabai and Nanthakumar v. Unifund Assurance, FSCO A15-002429/430
  • Ambachew v Royal & Sunalliance, 2015 ONSC 4202 (CanLII)
  • Basson v. Royal and Sun Alliance Company of Canada, FSCO A13-005199
  • Powdar v. State Farm, FSCO A12-003722


  • International Association of Defence Counsel Trial Academy, Stanford, 2014
  • Called to the Bar, 2009
  • L L.B., Osgoode Hall, 2008
  • Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille, 2007
  • Honours B.A. in Economics and French Literature, University of Toronto, 2004
  • Fluent in French and Hindi

Honours & Awards


Professional Development

  • International Association of Defence Counsel Trial Academy, 2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyer

Community Involvement

  • Team Lead: Mentoring Program Women’s Portfolio, The Aga Khan Council for Canada
  • Director: Only Now Exists (Not For Profit Organization)