Karima Kanani has a corporate/commercial law practice and is one of the firm’s top health industry specialists. Karima has been named as one of the "Best of the New Generation" of lawyers by Precedent Magazine, and as a “Rising Star” and "Leading Canadian Corporate Lawyer to Watch" by Lexpert Magazine.

Karima advises public and private sector healthcare organizations of all sizes on corporate governance, integration, corporate structuring and reorganizations, mergers and program transfers, infrastructure development, procurement of goods and services, government relations, joint ventures, and other general commercial matters.

Karima acts as a trusted adviser to her clients, providing them with strategic advice and thought leadership on industry opportunities.

Before her legal career began, Karima was educated in the social sciences and worked in the healthcare sector. She mediated end-of-life treatment disputes in the Intensive Care at the Toronto Western Hospital and worked as an assistant to the Deputy Registrar of the Health Services Appeal and Review Board of the Ontario Health Boards Secretariat. Thanks to Karima’s education and experience, she is sensitive to the needs and nuances of the health and social service industry.

Karima is also an author and has published nationally and internationally on the intersection of law and the provision of social services. She has co-authored three editions of a book entitled Essential Law for Social Work Practice in Canada, which has been adopted by several Canadian post-secondary institutions.

Karima is a highly regarded practitioner in the health and social service sector and has been recognized for excellence and leadership in her practice and the community.