Seema Lal*

Seema Lal is a principal of SHK Law Corporation with particular expertise in the areas of builders liens, construction law, commercial litigation and employment law. As a construction lawyer practicing in Vancouver, Seema’s clients include owners, developers, general contractors, sub trades, suppliers and design professionals.

Professional Activities & Memberships

Seema is a member of the Construction, Employment and Civil Litigation Subsections of the Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch and is a volunteer lawyer with Access Pro Bono and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program.

Seema is also a member of Canadian Construction Women, the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association and the Vancouver Regional Construction Association.  She is a director of the College of Denturists of British Columbia and a cabinet member of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s “A Night of Miracles” gala.

Seema regularly lectures and provide seminars to industry groups both in-house and at various CLEs, including the Affinity Institute, the Pacific Business & Law Institute, the Canadian Construction Institute and the Canadian Credit Institute. She also is an adjunct lecturer in the Engineering Law and Contracts in Civil Engineering course for Civil Engineering students at UBC.

*Denotes Law Corporation

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Education and Year of Call

  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia 2001
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia 2000
  • B.A. (Psychology), University of British Columbia 1997