Debbie Asirvatham



Debbie has a diverse practice focusing on dispute resolution in a wide range of industries. She regularly acts in matters related to business defamation claims, negligence and product liability claims and claims regarding misrepresentations in commercial transactions.

Additionally, Debbie advises clients in licensing disputes and shareholder disputes concerning breaches of fiduciary duties

Prior to becoming an associate, Debbie was an articling student at BLG.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Core group member, Uniform Law Conference of Canada’s working group considering revisions to the Uniform Arbitration Act and the Uniform International Commercial Arbitration Act
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, civil litigation subsection, young lawyers subsection, and Women Lawyers Forum, Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program, 2011-present

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2012
  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2011
  • B.Comm. (Great Dist.), McGill University, 2008