Nika has a general commercial practice, providing legal advice to clients of all sizes in a variety of industries, including technology, utilities, transportation, manufacturing, construction and consumer products.

Her experience includes the preparation, review and negotiation of a variety of commercial agreements, including:

  • Technology licensing agreements, including software licenses
  • Software-as-a-service agreements 
  • Development agreements
  • Reseller agreements
  • Data protection agreements 
  • Supply agreements
  • Professional service agreements
  • Manufacturing and additive manufacturing agreements

Nika is a member of the firm’s Corporate Commercial Group, Technology Group, Intellectual Property Group, and Privacy & Data Management Group. She also has significant experience in Marketing and Advertising Law, including advising on contests and promotions. Nika was a contributing author of the textbook Advertising and Marketing Law in Canada, 4th Edition, a leading legal reference for advertising and marketing professionals.

In addition to several years of law firm experience, Nika has almost a decade of experience as in-house counsel, both within a large legal department in a highly regulated industry as well as within a high growth SaaS company, where she was the first in-house counsel and General Counsel, ultimately taking the company through acquisition by a global leader in the industry. Because of this experience, Nika understands first-hand the needs and challenges of high growth start-ups and scale-ups, as well as in-house legal departments.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member and past Director and Vice Chair (Alberta Branch)
  • Kelowna Bar Association, Member

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Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2018)
  • Alberta (2010, inactive)


University of Victoria (J.D., 2009)

University of British Columbia, Okanagan (BBA, 2005)

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