Karim graduated from the Faculty of Law at University of British Columbia in 1989 and has practiced in the area of aboriginal law since 1991. He joined Donovan & Company in 2003.
He has a very broad practice that includes corporate commercial work, litigation at all levels of the courts, including lead counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada, and negotiations.
Karim’s litigation and negotiation experience has dealt with residential school matters, locatee claims, gaming issues, servicing agreements with municipalities, education issues, specific claims and environmental issues.
Karim’s commercial experience has included major real estate/leasing transactions, including for the development of a 100,000 square foot retail facility, residential and commercial subdivisions with locatees, joint ventures on hydroelectric projects, forestry, casino and resource development projects. He has also worked on various governance matters for his clients.
Karim ia a regular presenter on resource development issues, such as his recent article for the CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) which can be viewed here.
Karim's assistant is Fiona Scott: firstname.lastname@example.org