Karina Alibhai


With a passion for commercial and construction law, Karina maintains a broad civil litigation practice.


In her commercial litigation practice, Karina has experience representing clients in shareholder, contractual, and professional liability disputes. In her construction law practice, she is primarily focused on defending engineers and architects, specifically advising on risk management and liability issues. She prides herself on providing clear and straightforward advice to her clients.

Karina first joined Harper Grey in 2020 as an articling student. Since completing her articles, Karina has grown her practice substantially, and has successfully represented clients in a full range of litigation matters. She has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and also has experience resolving matters through formal and informal mediation.

When she’s not at work, you can find Karina researching her next travel destination. She loves experiencing new cultures and even completed a semester of her law degree abroad, studying in Brno, Czech Republic.

  • Thompson Rivers University, J.D., 2020

  • McGill University, B.A., 2017

Bar Admission
  • British Columbia, 2021
Languages spoken
  • English
Commercial Litigation
  • Representing shareholders in oppression claims and derivative actions

  • Defending accountants and financial advisors in professional negligence claims

  • Representing corporations and individuals in contract claims and breach of fiduciary duty claims

  • Representing national insurance company in human rights complaint for alleged failure to provide coverage

  • Successfully obtained Norwich orders against Google and Meta to produce information to uncover the identities of authors of defamatory publications

  • Represented national retailer in class action certification hearing

Construction and Engineering Law
  • Defending engineers and architects against breach of contract and negligence claims arising out of their provision of professional services

  • Providing advice on contractual and insurance issues

  • Representing manufacturers in product liability claims

Professional Credentials
  • Life in Law, Guest Blogger
  • Canadian Bar Association Women’s Lawyer Forum, Mentorship Committee Member
  • Stratford Hall IB World School, Board Committee Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Member
  • The Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Vancouver Young Ismaili Lawyers Association, Member

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Karina Alibhai