Kathryn Shani

Kathryn Shani  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Kathryn Shani practises civil litigation, including insurance law, municipal and police liability, product liability and class actions. She defends claims against municipalities, insurers and their insureds involving property damage, non-repair of roads and sidewalks, motor vehicle accidents and occupiers’ liability. 

She joined BLG as an associate, after having summered and articled at the firm.

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, “Intent to Destroy: the Onus in Canada is still on the party trying to assert the law of spoliation,” Lawyers Weekly- Focus on Insurance, October 2013.
  • Author, “Expense of voluntary mediations is not the subject of ‘costs’ under Rule 57.01 (1) of the Rules of Civil Procedure,” Ontario Bar Association Newsletter, June 2013.
  • Co-Author, “Court looks at obligation of auto insurer to defend,” Lawyers Weekly — Focus on Insurance, March 2013 (with Michael White).
  • Co-Author, “Court rules on document review and waiver of privilege,” Lawyers Weekly — Focus on Insurance, January 2013 (with Michael White).
  • Co-Author, “Occupier’s Liability in the Face of Reasonable Diligence,” Lexology, January 2013 (with Robin Squires).