Nicola Mariani manages Bitfury's Dubai office and serves as Bitfury’s Chief Legal Officer. For the past 15 years, Nicola has handled complex local and global multi-jurisdictional transactions and legal operations. Nicola was a partner at both Dechert LLP and Dewey & LeBoeuf, two of the world’s leading law firms. He also served as the president of the Associations des Avocats au barreau du Quebec en France from 2004 until 2011, and clerked for Canada’s Supreme Court and Federal Court (Ottawa). He received his Bachelor of Laws (LLL/LL.B.) with honors from the University of Ottawa.