Nikta Shirazian

Nikta Shirazian

Owen Bird Law Corporation

Recognized since 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

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Nikta is a civil litigator with extensive experience handling construction defect, contractual dispute, product liability, professional liability and administrative law matters.

Nikta has successfully represented clients and appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia. She has also successfully represented clients in administrative tribunals and alternative dispute resolution procedures.

Nikta has a keen interest in the law of privacy, particularly in relation to privacy torts and legislation pertaining to safe handling and non-disclosure of information. She has presented numerous times on these topics and co-authored an article with Dr. Chris Hunt titled “Canada’s Statutory Privacy Torts in Commonwealth Perspective” which was published in the Oxford University Comparative Law Forum.

Nikta contributes to various continuing legal education programs and often presents at seminars and conferences on new developments in the law. Nikta is also a contributing author to CanLII’s “Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation”, the first-ever openly available online manual for BC civil litigation.

As a law student, Nikta served as a research assistant to five professors and as an editor of the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law. She was the recipient of the course prize in the law of unjust enrichment and also earned a place on the Dean’s list for academic achievement.

Contact & Links


  • Three Bentall Centre, 29th Floor
    595 Burrard Street
    P.O. Box 49130
    Vancouver, BC V7X 1J5


  • English


  • Thompson Rivers University, Juris Doctor, graduated 2016

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2017


  • Canadian Bar Association - Member

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law

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