Arifa Serter


Arifa Serter is a Partner in the Insurance Services Group, and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group at Harrison Pensa. Her practice focuses on subrogated claims and insurance defence litigation. Arifa has an extensive insurance litigation practice, ranging from commercial, construction, marine, fraud, property (both residential and commercial), oil spills, floods, fires, professional negligence, personal injury, tort, motor vehicle collisions, to product liability cases. In addition, Arifa prides herself in assisting insurers to negotiate the best possible settlement in order to avoid lengthy litigation.

Arifa has experience arguing cases at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, and the Small Claims Court.

Arifa’s strong work ethic and perseverance make her a relentless advocate for her insurer clients. She is known to get her clients very favourable results in an expeditious manner.

She completed a Bachelor of Arts at Western University and obtained her law degree at the University of Ottawa. Arifa is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals. At the office, Arifa is a mentor to the firm’s articling students and sits on the Student Committee.

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


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