Dahlia Shuhaibar

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Dahlia joined GIB VAN ERT LAW after completing clerkships 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 of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia. 


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Bar admissions
Ontario (2019)

British Columbia (2021)

BA (Ottawa)
JD (Ottawa)





Counsel work including 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.

Legal writing and teaching as lecturer of Canadian Federalism Law at the University of Ottawa Civil Law Faculty and the former Executive Editor of the Ottawa Law Review. 



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