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.
British Columbia (2021)
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.
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)
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)
Member, The Advocates Society
Member, County of Carleton Law Association