Nikta Shirazian

Nikta Shirazian

Nikta Shirazian


  • Insurance litigation – defence


  • Dean’s List, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, 2016
  • Course Prize, Law of Unjust Enrichment, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, 2015


  • Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law CBA Mentorship Program


  • Nikta Shirazian and Vanessa Gauthier, “The Protection of Litigation Privilege” (2017) Risk Management Conference of Canada
  • Chris DL Hunt and Nikta Shirazian,”Canada’s Statutory Privacy Torts in Commonwealth Perspective” (2016) Oxford U Comparative L Forum 3.



  • What constitutes “Property Damage” Under a CGL Policy of Insurance – Lindsay LLP Client Seminar
  • Introduction to Statutory Privacy Torts – Canadian Bar Association –  Legal Research, April 2018
  • Introduction to Strata Property Claims in British Columbia – Lindsay LLP Insurance Law Seminar, October 2017


  • Thompson Rivers University, J.D., 2016
  • University of British Columbia, B.A., 2013

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2017


  • English
  • Farsi


Nikta Shirazian is a civil litigator and practices primarily in the area of insurance defence. She has gained experience in insurance defence claims relating to construction law, property damage, product liability, professional liability, motor vehicle accidents and personal injury. Nikta  joined Lindsay LLP as an articled student after completing her law degree at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. Nikta stayed on with the firm as an associate following the completion of her articles. She was called to the Bar in May 2017.

While studying law full time, Nikta served as a research assistant to five professors and a senior editor for the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law. She also earned a place on the Dean’s List for Academic Achievement. She recently co-authored an article with Dr. Chris Hunt titled “Canada’s Statutory Privacy Torts in Commonwealth Perspective” which was published in the Oxford University Comparative Law Forum.

Outside of work, Nikta loves to travel and explore new cities. Her favourite travel destinations include Napa Valley, California and London, England.