Ijaz Jiwani, Associate
Areas Of Practice
Corporate & Commercial Law
Ijaz maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on commercial disputes and contentious corporate matters.
Ijaz has acted for clients on a range of matters including contractual disputes, professional negligence claims, wrongful dismissals, personal injury claims, builders’ liens and construction litigation. He has experience handling shareholder disputes and has both filed and defended claims relating to breaches of fiduciary duties and improper competition. Ijaz has successfully advocated before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Aside from litigation, he enjoys assisting clients with their residential and commercial transactions.
Clients appreciate his accessibility, as well as the attention he affords to their file. Ijaz believes in open communication, and puts relationships and results at the forefront of his practice. From Ijaz, clients can expect attentiveness, timely responses, thorough preparation, and strong advocacy.
Prior to articling with the firm, Ijaz volunteered with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre and Student Legal Services, where he participated in pro-bono advice clinics and led public legal education sessions at the U of A campus.
Outside of the office, Ijaz is an avid Manchester United supporter and dog enthusiast. In his spare time, he enjoys playing badminton, screening stocks, discovering new music, and binge watching docuseries.