Arifa Serter


Arifa Serter is an associate lawyer in the Insurance Services Group, Immigration Law Group, and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group at Harrison Pensa. Her practice focuses on subrogated claims and insurance defence litigation. Arifa also manages a general litigation practice, helping her clients to achieve a favourable outcome in an expeditious manner.

Aside from her insurance practice, Arifa offers Canadian immigration services, including family sponsorship, temporary resident visa, permanent residence, and citizenship.

Arifa is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.

Arifa was raised in London and has volunteered extensively in the community, including at the Children’s Aid Society and at the Boys & Girls Club. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology from Western University and obtained her law degree at the University of Ottawa. While attending law school, Arifa worked at the community legal clinic in Ottawa in their family law department and as a personal support worker for youth with disabilities. Arifa has also published several articles on immigration reform while working at a law office in New York. 

When she is not serving her clients, Arifa is a Board Member of the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario. She is also fluent in Turkish and Bosnian.

Assistant: Krista Cooper


Insurance Services - Litigation and Dispute Resolution