Aliya Virani


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Aliya advises employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues, including:

  • policies and agreements;
  • employee terminations;
  • human rights;
  • employment standards; and
  • health and safety.

Aliya has appeared before the British Columbia Provincial Court, British Columbia Supreme Court, Employment Standards Branch and the Human Rights Tribunal.

Prior to joining BLG, Aliya had a broad employment law practice at a national employment law firm.


  • Aliya has provided analysis of employment law issues for local and national radio spots such as 980 CKNW, Charles Adler Tonight, and the CBC.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Duty Counsel, Amici Curiae, Law Courts Centre

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2018
  • JD, University of Western Ontario, 2017
  • BA, McGill University, 2013