Shafik Bhalloo

Shafik Bhalloo focuses on corporate commercial litigation (multiparty commercial/corporate and securities cases), general civil litigation (prosecution and defense of personal injury, fire and casualty claims, breaches of sale of goods, and real estate contracts and negligence claims against insurance and real estate companies, agents and brokers) and labour and employment law (grievances, collective bargaining, certification applications and employment terminations). Certified in mediation, he counsels in commercial, insurance, labour and employment disputes.

Shafik appears before the Labour Relations Board in certification applications and unfair labour practice complaints and before the Supreme Court of British Columbia on wrongful dismissal matters. He has lectured on noncompetition contract covenants, presented for the Continuing Legal Education Society and the Vancouver Board of Trade, among others, and authored several academic articles.

Shafik was born in Tanzania. He has been a partner of Kornfeld LLP since 2000.


  • Adjunct professor, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
  • Member of the West Vancouver Police Board
  • Lecturer and presenter, Continuing Legal Education Society
  • Lecturer and presenter, Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Past Member, Judicial Advisory Committee
  • Past Member, Vancouver Police Department’s Diversity Advisory Committee
  • Past Member, Conciliation and Arbitration Board of the Ismailia Community
  • Past Legal officer, pro bono legal advice program of the Salvation Army

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1990



  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LLM, with a focus on e-Business
  • Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, LLB
  • Simon Fraser University, BA with Honours