About Nava Wilson LLP

Nava Wilson LLP provides services in Real Estate, Corporate Law and Litigation and is committed to increasing access to, and awareness of, the justice system. The firm does this by increasing our clients’ and communities’ knowledge of their legal rights and responsibilities. Legal processes are constantly evolving and are often a part of particularly significant and/or challenging circumstances. Recognizing this, we strive to make them transparent and accessible, while advocating on behalf of those we represent. In addition to our work with our clients, by initiating and engaging in advocacy and capacity building – at grassroots levels and globally – the team at Nava Wilson LLP strives to be an agent of change and to inspire future generations of change makers.

Our Team

Kubes Navaratnam

Managing Partner

Kubes Navaratnam is the Managing Partner at Nava Wilson LLP. Today Kubes leads negotiations on complex, multi-million dollar deals; has negotiated with municipal and provincial councils on land development projects; and has created models for re-structuring Canadian registered funds as investment vehicles for real estate.

The diversity in his areas of expertise is further underscored… Read More

Malliha Wilson

Senior Partner

Malliha Wilson is the Senior Partner at Nava Wilson LLP. Previously, Malliha served as the Assistant Deputy Attorney General Civil of the Government of Ontario for over 8 years. She was Senior Appellate Litigation Counsel with the Ontario Government for more than 30 years, participating in over 20 notable cases at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She specializes in human rights, indigenous, constitutional, corporate and labour law… Read More


Gathya Manoharan

Litigation Associate

Gathya Manhoaran is a litigation associate at Nava Wilson LLP. Her area of work focuses on real estate breaches, construction liens, and mortgage enforcements. Gathya truly works for the client’s interests.

Gathya is a passionate advocate for equitable access to education. Inspired by her experiences as a student at York University and then the University of Windsor, Gathya co-founded… Read More

Sutharsan Vasanthan

Real Estate Associate

Sutharsan Vasanthan is an Associate Real Estate Lawyer at Nava Wilson LLP. Sutharsan has extensive experience in real estate law, having worked on over 5000+ real estate closings throughout his career.

Sutharsan joined the firm in 2014, prior to which he attained his LLB from the University of Sussex, followed by his Master of Laws in Common Law from the University of British Columbia… Read More

Vinthan Asokanathan

Corporate Associate

Vinthan Asokanathan is an Associate Corporate Lawyer at Nava Wilson LLP, and has served as a solicitor for a broad range of corporate matters, spanning 200+ corporate files.

Vinthan has closed over 100 Asset and Share Purchase transactions, ranging from x-ray clinics to small-medium businesses, reverse takeovers, and the purchases of Independent Health Facility licenses and commercial properties… Read More

Gathya Manoharan, Litigation Associate

Gathya Manhoaran is a litigation associate at Nava Wilson LLP. Her area of work focuses on real estate breaches, construction liens, and mortgage enforcements. Gathya truly works for the client’s interests.

Gathya is a passionate advocate for equitable access to education. Inspired by her experiences as a student at York University and then the University of Windsor, Gathya co-founded a workshop series in 2016 to help address the unique experiences of aspiring and current law students who are visible minorities.

The series focuses on getting into law school, the law school experience and balancing the challenges of practicing as a lawyer. She also participates on panels at the University of Toronto Scarborough addressing these topics, and in the programming of the York Region Youth Leadership Program.

Gathya was driven to become a lawyer when she realized how versatile and powerful a law degree could be to protect the rights of individuals. She still considers this to be one of the most rewarding aspects of her role.

Sutharsan Vasanthan, Real Estate Associate

Sutharsan Vasanthan is an Associate Real Estate Lawyer at Nava Wilson LLP. Sutharsan has extensive experience in real estate law, having worked on over 5000+ real estate closings throughout his career.

Sutharsan joined the firm in 2014, prior to which he attained his LLB from the University of Sussex, followed by his Master of Laws in Common Law from the University of British Columbia.

Sutharsan first became fascinated with the field of law through interactions with his immigration lawyer. It became a fierce passion for him when he realized how much of a positive impact a lawyer can have on the livelihood of individuals.

Vinthan Asokanathan, Corporate Associate

Vinthan Asokanathan is an Associate Corporate Lawyer at Nava Wilson LLP, and has served as a solicitor for a broad range of corporate matters, spanning 200+ corporate files.

Vinthan has closed over 100 Asset and Share Purchase transactions, ranging from x-ray clinics to small-medium businesses, reverse takeovers, and the purchases of Independent Health Facility licenses and commercial properties.

He has conducted reviews of franchise disclosure documents and negotiations on behalf of franchisees for numerous franchises, including Royal Lepage, Re/Max, Pizza Pizza, Eggsmart, Hero Burger, Dominion Lending Centres etc.

Vinthan has also drafted, reviewed and negotiated numerous contracts and commercial leases for properties owned by Oxford, Smart Centres, Colliers, Strathallen etc.

Inspired to practice law as a result of injustices in Sri Lanka, Vinthan earned his LLB at the Université Laval, where he served as the VP of La Revue Juridique de l’Université Laval (Law Review), followed by his Masters of Law and Doctor of Law at the Université de Sherbrooke.

Kubes Navaratnam, Managing Partner

Kubes Navaratnam is the Managing Partner at Nava Wilson LLP. Today Kubes leads negotiations on complex, multi-million dollar deals; has negotiated with municipal and provincial councils on land development projects; and has created models for re-structuring Canadian registered funds as investment vehicles for real estate.

The diversity in his areas of expertise is further underscored by his time in the Province of Ontario’s Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee; there he focused on civil litigation and estate matters on behalf of adults found to be mentally incapable. He is also a two-time honouree of Homes Magazine’s annual “Who’s Who of Real Estate”.

Under Kubes’ leadership, from 2015-2017, Nava Law Professional Corporation operated as a fast-growing Toronto law firm, that provided knowledgeable, value-driven, and client-focused legal advice to homeowners and entrepreneurs. Nava Law’s position within the communities it served, as a huge proponent of community building and capacity building, through investment in sustainable initiatives, served as the springboard from which Nava Wilson LLP has launched.

Kubes received an LL.M. in international humanitarian law from the University of Toronto, a J.D. from the University of Western Ontario, and a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from McMaster University.

Malliha Wilson, Senior Partner

Malliha Wilson is the Senior Partner at Nava Wilson LLP. Previously, Malliha served as the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Civil, of the Government of Ontario for over 8 years. She was Senior Appellate Litigation Counsel with the Ontario Government for more than 30 years, participating in over 20 notable cases at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She specializes in human rights, indigenous, constitutional, corporate and labour law, and other complex litigation. Throughout her career she has been a champion of diversity and inclusion.

Formerly she was the Special Legal Advisor at the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO).
Malliha completed her undergraduate degree at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She completed her law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, Ontario in 1981.

In 2009 she was recognized by the South Asian Bar Association with a Distinguished Career Award, in 2012 by her alma matter, Osgoode Hall Law School, with a Gold Key Award for the Public Sector, and in 2015 by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers with a Lawyer of Distinction Award.

Malliha currently serves on the Board of the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy, the Board of the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association, the Editorial Board of The Philippe Kirsch Institute and the Principal’s Advisory Group at the University of Toronto Scarborough.