Divya Subramanian


"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different."
- Coco Chanel

International experience.

From her time as a lawyer in India, Divya understands how businesses operate globally. She works hard to learn about her clients' businesses, their industries, their structures and their competition, to best be able to tailor solutions that work for them. Divya strives to take a 360-degree view of the situation to provide options that are most likely to serve clients well in the long term.

Representative matters

Divya knows that a "one-size fits all" approach rarely works. She provides clients with legally sound and often unique solutions to the issues they face. Her work includes:

  • Global refinancing for one of the largest mineral exploration companies
  • Intellectual property advisory
  • IP and Technology Policy and Contract reviews
  • University research funding and commercialization agreements
  • Trademark prosecution
  • General corporate advisory
  • Advisory regarding implications of Canadian Securities Law on Cryptocurrencies
  • Participated in business acquisition deal(s)
  • Advisory work to not-for-profits, regarding setting up advisory boards, conflict of interest policies, privacy policies, etc.

Areas of practice

  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Real Property & Lending
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate/Commercial


Nova Scotia, 2017
India, 2008 (Retired)


Nova Scotia Barristers' Society


National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Certificate of Qualification, 2015
University of New Hampshire School of Law, LLM, 2011
University of Delhi, LLB, 2008
National Law School of India University, Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law, 2008
University of Delhi, B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, 2005


  • Certificate in Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Centre for IP
  • Best student volunteer, Department of Chemistry, Gargi College


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Mentor, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia's Professional Mentor Program, 2018 - present
  • Secretary, South Indian Cultural Association of the Maritimes ("SICAM") executive team, 2016 - 2017
  • Member, SICAM, 2014 - present
  • Member, University of New Hampshire School of Law South Asian Law Students Association, 2010 - 2011
  • Member, University of New Hampshire School of Law International IP Organization, 2010 - 2011
  • Founding member, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi Placement Assistance Council, 2007 - 2008
  • Member, Moot Court Society, 2005 - 2008


English, Hindi



Research publications

Chapters in books


  • Immigration & Our Economy, participated in a discussion forum organized by Cox & Palmer, March 25, 2014
  • Attended International Trademark Association ("INTA") Global Meet 2013 at Dallas, TX
  • IP Crimes- An India Perspective: Invited to make a presentation on the current scenario of Criminal IP Enforcement in India, the scheme of operation and available remedies at UNH School of Law, October 26, 2010.

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Purdy's Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 3N2

P 902.420.3393
F 902.420.1417

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