Nicholas Krishan



(236) 317-6206

(604) 674-9245

Nicholas maintains a securities and corporate law focused practice. His experience includes assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies, financing transactions involving public and private offerings of securities, and compliance with regulatory requirements relating to stock exchange listings. He also has experience advising public and private companies regarding corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations.

Prior to joining the firm, Nicholas was an associate in the Capital Markets and Securities group of an international law firm. He has also practiced at a boutique municipal law and commercial real estate firm in Vancouver.

Nicholas earned both his bachelor’s degree in finance and his law degree from the University of British Columbia.



Investindustrial’s Agreement to Purchase Majority Stake of Eataly S.p.A

October 17, 2022

Cozen O’Connor served as U.S. and Canadian counsel in Investindustrial’s acquisition of a majority stake in Eataly S.p.A., the global chain of upscale Italian marketplaces. A team led by M&A attorney and Italy Practice chair Christian Moretti conducted significant due diligence of more than 20 Eataly businesses in the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Deloitte Legal Italy and Studio Legale Chiomenti. For nearly two decades, Eataly has been operating high-quality Italian food markets and restaurant concepts in prestigious locations across the globe, including flagship stores in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, and Silicon Valley.

Cozen O’Connor Continues its Canadian Expansion, Adding Another Three Attorneys to Its Vancouver, B.C. Office

March 21, 2022

Elizabeth Holden, Gosia Piasecka, and Nicholas Krishan will reunite with former colleagues Rory Godinho, Kathy Tang, Lucy Schilling, Brian Fast, and Iain Mingo — five corporate attorneys who moved to Cozen O’Connor from the same Canadian firm earlier this month.


TSX Venture Exchange Launches Passport Listing Process [Alert]

January 31, 2024

Lucy Schilling and Nicholas Krishan discuss the TSX Venture Exchange's new TSXV Passport Listing Process which offers advanced applicants an expedited route to listing on the TSXV.


  • University of British Columbia, J.D., 2019
  • University of British Columbia, B. Commerce, 2015
  • British Columbia

Law Society of British Columbia