Varoujan Arman is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Fraud, Investigation, Recovery and Enforcement (FIRE) group. In addition to his law degree, Varoujan also holds the designation “C.F.I.”, as an Accredited Certified Forensic Investigator in fraud matters. Varoujan has been recognized as a 'Leading Lawyer to Watch' in Corporate Commercial Litigation and in Canada’s Leading Lawyers, Special Edition: Infrastructure 2022, by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Varoujan is also the winner of the prestigious Lexpert ‘Rising Star’ national award in 2021.
Varoujan’s clients rely on him to guide them through the complex world of commercial litigation. Known among his clients and colleagues as a prompt, dependable and fearless advocate, Varoujan is equally persuasive in the boardroom as he is in the courtroom. Clients with matters ranging from shareholder disputes and oppression claims, debt collection and enforcement of foreign judgments to construction law, lease disputes, regulatory matters, and professional negligence claims benefit from Varoujan’s practical and cost-effective approach to litigation. Varoujan assesses strengths and weaknesses early on to pinpoint the optimal strategy for any case.
Raised by a musical family, Varoujan also maintains an active music production and DJ career. With his connections to the local music scene, Varoujan is uniquely positioned to provide legal advice to other musicians and DJs, promoters, nightclubs, festivals and talent agencies. By combining his passion for the law with his passion for music, Varoujan offers clients the context and expertise that can only be provided by an industry insider.
Varoujan appears regularly before the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto and various surrounding jurisdictions. Varoujan has also appeared at the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal for Ontario.