Shafik Bhalloo

Shafik was born in Tanzania. He was a partner of Kornfeld LLP from 2000 to May, 2016. He is continuing as legal counsel with Kornfeld LLP and is a Professor of Practice and an Academic Director with Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business.

In his legal practice, Shafik 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 non-competition contract covenants, presented for the Continuing Legal Education Society and the Vancouver Board of Trade, among others, and authored several academic articles.



  • Professor of Practice and Academic Director with the 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