Bar Admission

  • 2018 Admitted to Alberta Bar
  • 2021 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar

Afshaan is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial and Intellectual Property + Technology practice groups.

She advises on a wide range of business matters, including the implementation of corporate reorganization and restructuring. Afshaan enjoys building long-term relationships with clients and supporting them across their business’ life cycle. She is committed to providing knowledgeable and practical advice across a breadth of industries.

Prior to joining Alexander Holburn, Afshaan practised with the tax group of a large international firm where she gained experience with respect to a variety of tax matters, including tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, cross-border transactions, and tax dispute resolution. She often draws on her tax experience when advising businesses and business owners.

While pursuing her J.D. at the University of Alberta, Afshaan was the recipient of The Halyna Chomiak Freeland Memorial Award for her demonstrated leadership and community involvement.

On A Personal Note...

Afshaan is happiest when spending time with other people, especially her husband and two children. She is an adventurous foodie, who likes sharing a meal with friends. Outside of work, Afshaan enjoys volunteering and travelling as much as possible. To unwind, she regularly turns to a good book and a cup of tea made the way her mother taught her.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Law Society of Alberta, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association – British Columbia Branch, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member
  • The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., Sustainer