Professional Profile

Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer is the Principal Lawyer at Kay Law and Mediation, offering a client-driven, straightforward approach to resolving legal matters. With his extensive experience, analytical skills, and deep knowledge, Zaheer provides multifaceted expertise and a methodical approach, ensuring clients receive not only effective legal solutions but also strategic insights informed by his technical background. Zaheer practices in Family Law, Real Estate, Wills & Estates, Immigration, and various areas of general civil litigation. Zaheer appears before the Alberta Court of Justice and the Court of King’s Bench.

Zaheer was the founding President of the Edmonton Chapter of Global Lawyers of Canada which started in 2014 in Calgary and has become a National Organization with Chapters in Ontario and British Columbia.

Prior to practicing law, Zaheer worked as a Mechanical Engineer with the City of Edmonton's Construction Services, Integrated Infrastructure Services. His extensive background includes drafting proposals and tenders for Engineering Infrastructure and Support Services. In addition to his expertise in procuring engineering services, Zaheer's over six years of engineering experience encompasses a wide range of skills, including engineering design, construction, project management, 3D modeling, and on-site construction management. This diverse technical background equips Zaheer with a unique perspective and a comprehensive approach to problem-solving in his legal practice.

Zaheer was a member of Engineers Without Borders at the University of New Brunswick and was elected Vice-President (Finance) and later the chapter Co-President. The Chapter was nationally recognized for the most improved and Zaheer was personally awarded the Third Century Merit Award for his leadership role.

In Zaheer’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, exploring new cultures , physical fitness training and blogging.

Client Reviews:

" Thank you Zaheer and Debbie for all that you have helped me through. Your knowledge, professionalism, compassion and dignified respect will forever be appreciated. Thank you for being by my side during a very difficult time in my life. I would recommend Kay-Law to anyone." Melissa Gear

"I worked with Kay Law on both of my real estate transactions and as a first time home buyer, I was so happy with the service I received. I was very pleased with their professionalism, honesty and efficiency. Zaheer was so informative and professional, he made my transaction go so smooth. Highly recommend if you need solid expertise in real estate deals." Amandeep Singh

"Zaheer is absolutely fantastic. I had a great experience with this firm. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a divorce lawyer." Eva

"I have never met a more reliable, polite, punctual and effective attorney than Zaheer. The reason why he is so effective is that he does ALL the WORK that you hire him for. He is a true PROFESSIONAL in all aspects of the word and is very knowledgable with the Canadain law.Zaheer eased my mind, and assured me that everything would be in order. In my opinion, Zaheer went beyond my expectations, and he is a perfect example of excellence." Stanley Sequeira

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