Anisha Visvanatha

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Anisha Visvanatha

Anisha Visvanatha



Anisha Visvanatha is a litigation lawyer practising in all areas of commercial and civil litigation with a focus on competition litigation, securities litigation, shareholder disputes, M&A disputes and class actions. Anisha has acted as counsel in matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Federal Court of Canada and Supreme Court of Canada.

In her competition and antitrust practice, Anisha has experience working on complex and contentious merger reviews (including supplementary information requests), developing and presenting competition law training programs, and defending price-fixing class actions. 

Anisha also has experience conducting internal investigations for public and private entities and advising Health Canada-regulated businesses on a variety of compliance issues. 

Before joining us, Anisha practised litigation, competition, trade and other federal regulatory law in the Ottawa office of a leading national law firm.

Throughout law school, Anisha placed on the dean's honour list, and in particular, earned distinction for her two years of work at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, where she regularly appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice to defend low-income clients facing various criminal charges. Anisha was also a legal research teaching assistant and Dean's Fellow in the Dean's Legal Research and Writing Fellows Program.

Professional experience

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J.D., University of Ottawa, 2017
B.A. (Hons), Queen's University, 2014
  • Ontario 2018
  • The Legal 500 Canada: Dispute Resolution - Ontario (Leading Lawyer), 2023
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates' Society
  • English
  • French