Adriana Chimirel is a lawyer at MUNERA. Adriana is licensed to practice law in Ontario. Adriana received her Honours BA in Literature and Criticism from the University of Toronto. Adriana then attended the University of Southampton where she received her JD. Finally, Adriana earned her LLM from Osgoode Hall School.
Adriana practices in the area of litigation and has a primary focus on family law. Adriana’s experience also includes estate litigation, property litigation, and employment litigation matters. Adriana has also practiced in the areas of residential and commercial real estate as well as estate planning, including wills and estates.
Adriana has represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice for matters involving both civil and family litigation.
Whether representing clients in or outside of court, Adriana is known for her fierce advocacy and for understanding that each client has unique needs and goals which require a customized approach.
Adriana’s focus is on providing her clients with time- and cost-effective legal advice and support without compromising her customer service approach. Adriana encourages her clients to proceed by alternative dispute resolution in order to achieve negotiated settlements out of the courts. When out of court resolution is not possible, Adriana applies her litigation experience to maximize outcomes in her client’s interests.
Prior to joining MUNERA, Adriana played a central part at a boutique Bay Street firm in developing and establishing its family law department. Adriana worked on matters involving Uncontested Divorces, Separation Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements and Marriage Contracts.
Adriana was also chosen for a very competitive barrister training role with the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”) in the United Kingdom. Adriana spent two months working on a complex and highly publicized money laundering case that involved multiple defendants and victims where the Crown successfully convicted 4 of the 5 defendants on trial on charges of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud. At the CPS, Adriana also worked on a difficult case involving servitude, which has become a reoccurring issue in the European Union where the freedom of movement of European citizens is easier than it has ever been.
Adriana is fully bilingual in English, French, Spanish and Romanian.