Karim Ismail 420 WEB

Karim Ismail



University of Saskatchewan, Juris Doctor, 2022

Western University, Bachelor of Health Sciences, with Distinction, 2019

Bar admission: Alberta 2023
Agribusiness, food and beverage, Construction, Financial services, Government and not for profit, Oil and gas, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies
Practice areas:
Construction litigation, Employment litigation, Competition and foreign investment, Energy litigation, Estate litigation, International commercial arbitration, Infrastructure and project development, Shareholder rights and activism, Litigation and dispute resolution, Mediation, Securities litigation, Restructuring and insolvency, Wills and estates


Karim maintains a general commercial litigation and restructuring practice. He has assisted individual and corporate clients on disputes related to employment, energy, construction, securities, debt recovery, and restructuring.

Professional involvement

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta 
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association 
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association 
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP)

Community involvement:

Karim volunteers for AMICUS and UNICEF Canada.


In addition to English, Karim also speaks French (conversational) and Arabic (proficient).