B.A. (Hons.), 2017
Areas of Practice
Harjaap Sahota is an Associate at KMB Law and a member of the firm’s Commercial and Civil Litigation Group.
Harjaap earned his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in the interdisciplinary program of Law and Society from York University in 2017 and obtained his Juris Doctor from the Queen’s University Faculty of Law in 2022. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2023.
In law school, Harjaap worked with Pro Bono Students Canada for two consecutive years assisting marginally housed individuals in obtaining government identification, and advising prisoner’s on their dietary rights and legal remedies. He also co-founded the Queen’s Policy and Law Club, and collaborated with his peers in the Conflict Analytics Lab to create new legal technology.
While working for the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, Harjaap developed his advocacy skills providing legal representation to vulnerable inmate populations before specialized tribunals in federal penitentiaries. He later pursued his interest in business law and joined the Queen’s Business Law Clinic where he helped new start-ups and small businesses on various corporate matters. In 2022, he represented Queen’s Law in the national Immigration and Refugee Law Moot.
Prior to law school, Harjaap was an entrepreneur having owned his own professional dance organization. He was also greatly involved in the community, volunteering for numerous not-for-profits such as SickKids, and even co-founded his own charitable organization aimed at providing relief for the homeless.
He started his career at KMB Law as an Articling Student in August of 2022, before re-joining as an Associate. Harjaap’s practice covers a broad range of commercial and civil litigation matters. Harjaap has advocated on behalf of his clients in negotiations, and has made appearances at Small Claims Court. He is known to provide clients with cost-effective practical solutions to complex legal issues.