Dahlia Shuhaibar

Dahlia is developing a broad practice in public law and civil litigation. Before starting practice, Dahlia clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court. Dahlia graduated magna cum laude from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, where she was awarded the Ed Ratushny Prize in Public Law. She is currently serving as junior policy counsel to the Cullen Commission into Money Laundering in British Columbia. 

Contact
dahlia@gibvanertlaw.com

613 501 5350

Bar admissions
Ontario (2019)

British Columbia (2021)

Education
BA (Ottawa)
JD (Ottawa)

Languages
English
French

Spanish

Experience

 

Counsel work including assisting with applications, appeals, motions, and legal opinions. 

 

Public law experience as Junior Policy Counsel on the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia and advising parties on cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Qualifications

 

Ontario Bar (2019–present)

British Columbia Bar (2021–present)

Law clerk to Justice Malcolm Rowe  of the Supreme Court of Canada (Jul 2019–Aug 2020)

Law clerk to Justice Patrick Gleeson of the Federal Court (Aug 2018–July 2019)

Publications

Justice Malcolm Rowe & Dahlia Shuhaibar, “To Participate or Not to Participate: Judicial Involvement in the Community” (2020) 71 UNBLJ 275.

 

How Would Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Comments about Donald Trump Play Out in Canada?Slaw (18 October 2016)

Affiliations

Member, The Advocates Society

Member, County of Carleton Law Association