K. Kathrine Uppal


Kathrine is an associate in the strata property practice team. Her experience includes providing legal advice to individuals, strata organizations, property management firms, local companies and national organizations in a variety of contexts, including real estate, bankruptcy and insolvency, and collections matters.

strata arrears/collection contact

Cindy Law · 604 628 6723 · claw@accesslaw.ca
Education & Accreditations
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia (2016)
  • University of Victoria, Juris Doctor (2015)
  • University of British Columbia, B.A. Psychology and Law & Society (2011)

Kathrine has been tasked with and successful in solving legal issues related to real property title, neighbour disputes and the lending and recovery of security including strata lien enforcement.

She is well seasoned in advocating for her clients, whether it be within a contract or settlement negotiation or at a mediation or arbitration.

Along with advising and providing legal advice to her clients, Kathrine has appeared extensively before the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia on a range of legal issues. Kathrine has also assisted her clients with matters before the Civil Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Board and the Human Rights Tribunal.

Contributing author to the CLE Annual Review of Law and Practice, Collections Chapter, 2016
Outside of the office Kathrine has an interest in interior design, learning calligraphy and immersing herself in some non-law related reading.

what our clients are saying

In June 2019, our strata became involved in a Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) complaint. As the strata council member assigned to respond to the complaint, I was fortunate enough to work with Kathrine Uppal at Access Law. We easily built a sound working relationship and Kathrine was able to answer any questions and concerns I had during the claim. Kathrine prepared me for working in the CRT portal and I felt confident she understood the strata’s position regarding the claim.  Kathrine was also flexible and friendly when it came to working with another counsel member during my vacation. The CRT process was a lot of work, but I felt Kathrine was part of our team and we are very grateful for her help.

Michele McKnight


In 2018 and 2019 our Strata had two CRT claims filed against it. We engaged the services of Kathrine Uppal to help us refute the claims. Although CRT regulations do not permit a lawyer to submit a response to a claim, Kathrine was extremely helpful in advising us. She guided us in selecting, organizing and submitting our evidence and in responding to the complainants’ evidence. She met with us several times and helped us draft our responses. She was able to assist us in having both claims dismissed by the CRT Tribunal. Kathrine made herself available whenever we needed her, even on weekends or in response to last minute pleas. She was always friendly, direct and professional, and we were very grateful for her assistance.

Kathleen Denkewalter & Pattee Clark

Strata Council

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