Kanika Sharma


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2020

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Kanika’s broad corporate experience allows her to provide practical advice on a wide range of financing and lending matters. She takes a collaborative approach and enjoys problem-solving to develop client-oriented solutions to complex legal matters.

Kanika is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Group. Her practice focuses on transactions and matters involving real property security and other real estate elements. She is skilled at negotiating and drafting commercial contacts and regularly advises clients on transactional matters. Kanika also works with lenders and borrowers on financing transactions, including project and acquisition financing and secured lending.

Selected Publications

Co-Author, "End-of-Summer Brief on Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average," Aird & Berlis LLP, September 5, 2023.

Co-Author, "A Closer Look at OSFI Guideline B-15: Climate Risk Management," Aird & Berlis LLP, June 27, 2023.

Co-Author, "ESG Initiatives Take Hold in Banking Sector," Aird & Berlis LLP, April 18, 2023. 

Co-Author, "CARR Confirms Development of Term CORRA Benchmark," Aird & Berlis LLP, February 2, 2023. 


  • JD, University of Ottawa, 2019
  • B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa, 2016