Bikram Singh Bal
Carleton University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 2011
University of Alberta, Juris Doctor, 2014
Called to Bar: Ontario, 2015
Bikram is an associate in Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP’s litigation group. He has advocated on behalf of clients at the Ontario Small Claims Court and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. He has also prepared legal materials for use at various levels of court, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Bikram graduated with Highest Honours from Carleton University, majoring in Criminology and French. While studying in Ottawa, Bikram worked at a prominent criminal defence firm and worked at a law firm focused on corporate, commercial and real estate law. He also volunteered at Parliament Hill.
While attending law school at the University of Alberta, Bikram had a strong focus on advocacy and litigation, enrolling in courses which provided the legal knowledge and skills needed to be a zealous and effective advocate for one’s clients. Bikram also co-founded the University of Alberta Energy Law Club and volunteered with Student Legal Services and Pro Bono Students Canada.
In November 2013, Bikram co-authored an article on the topic of accommodation of the Sikh turban and articles of faith in an employment context.
Bikram is fluent in English, French and Punjabi, which he believes allows him to better understand the cultural realities of clients and provide them with more effective representation by ensuring that his clients’ needs and interests are being met throughout the litigation process.
Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, The Advocates’ Society
Legal Counsel, Council for Sikh Affairs
Executive Member, Punjabi International Film Festival (PIFF) & International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA)
Publications and Articles
Accommodation of the Sikh Turban and Articles of Faith in Employment – Raj Anand and Bikram Singh Bal