Nicolas A. Joubert




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Education & Qualifications

  • Certificate in Negotiating and Drafting IT Agreements (Osgoode, 2023)
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Licensing (Osgoode, 2022)
  • Intellectual Property Summer Program (McGill, 2019)
  • Manitoba Bar (2017)
  • Ontario Bar (2017)
  • JD (Ottawa, 2016)
  • BBA with highest honours (Winnipeg, 2013)

Nicolas is a member of our leading innovation, data and technology practice. He practises in the areas of information technology, intellectual property and corporate/commercial law.

Nicolas advises clients on technology projects and transactions, including arranging and procuring information technology services and software, as well as commercializing and licensing intellectual property. He works with a wide range of clients, from small to large businesses and government entities, helping them navigate the intricacies of IT outsourcing and procurement strategies, the successful implementation of digital transformations and getting the most out of their intellectual property.

Nicolas also has a background in general corporate/commercial practice that includes significant experience in the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance and compliance matters.

Before joining MLT Aikins, Nicolas completed his articles at a preeminent business law firm in Ottawa, serving high-tech and start-up clients. Nicolas is called to the Bar in Manitoba and Ontario and is fluent in English and French.

  • Member, Canadian Technology Law Association (present)
  • Board Member, Junior Achievement Manitoba (2017-present)
  • Business Coach, Fast Pitch, The Winnipeg Foundation (2018, 2019)
  • Executive Member, Young Lawyers Section, Canadian Bar Association (2017-2020)
  • Member, Law Day Organizing Committee, Manitoba Bar Association (2017-2020)
  • Board of Directors, Ontario Bar Association (2016-2017)
  • Chair, Student Section, Ontario Bar Association (2016-2017)
  • Intern, Department of Justice Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (2016)
  • Team Member, International Commercial Mediation Competition, International Chamber of Commerce (France, 2016)
  • Intern, Senate of Canada, Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel (2014)
  • Board Member, Manitoba Soccer Referees’ Association (2008-2011)
  • Canada Soccer NextGen Referee with multiple national appointments including the Canadian Premier League and Canada Summer Games
  • Member, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Referee of the Year, Manitoba Soccer Referees’ Association (2019)
  • Dean’s Honour List, University of Ottawa (2016)
  • Germain Massicotte Scholarship in Business Administration (2012)
  • Great-West Life Scholarship in Business and Applied Management (2011, 2012)
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Organization Award, Manitoba Soccer Referees’ Association (2011)
  • Presenter, “Cloud Software Contracting” and “Protecting Your Intellectual Property,” 2022 Innovation, Data & Technology Expo: Winnipeg, May 2022
  • Interview, « Non à la violence envers les arbitres », Le 6 à 9, CBC Radio-Canada
  • Interview, « Pourquoi les grands bureaux d’avocats boudent-ils le Manitoba? », Derrière le Barreau: 140 ans de droit au Manitoba, CBC Radio-Canada