Cheryl D’Sa Becomes President of Vancouver Bar Association

We are so proud to announce that our managing partner, Cheryl D’Sa, has become the first visible minority woman President of the Vancouver Bar Association in its 125+ year history, at the AGM held on November 29, 2018. We are also delighted to report that our colleague, Rachel Barsky, was also elected director.

Joven Narwal to Speak on Civility and the Importance of Resolute Advocacy

Joven Narwal has been invited by the Canadian Bar Association and the Vancouver Bar Association to speak, along side Joseph Groia, about the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision setting aside Mr. Groia’s conviction for incivility, the importance of resolute advocacy and the line between uncivil conduct and professional misconduct. The event is taking place at the Law Courts Inn on Friday October 19, 2018. Registration: https://www.cbapd.org/details_en.aspx?id=bc_civ1018&utm_source=Sep_04_2018&utm_medium=Immigration&utm_campaign=News+Jobs

Our Client Found Not Guilty of Aggravated Assault After Full Trial in BC Supreme Court

We are delighted to report our victory on behalf of a client who was accused of a serious aggravated assault in Downtown Vancouver that was the subject of much media attention. Our client was found not guilty of the offence after a full trial. In advancing our client’s interests, we also successfully argued in a pre-trial motion that our client’s rights were breached when the Vancouver Police Department obtained information from a database maintained by the BarWatch program without a warrant, which is the first time that this argument had ever been made.

Narwal Litigation LLP Welcomes Three New Team Members

Narwal Litigation LLP is pleased to welcome Sara Clouston as our new associate as well as Angela Boldt and Jenny Musyj as our articled students. Sara, Angela and Jenny are great additions to our team. We are delighted that talented and energetic young lawyers and students like them continue to choose Narwal Litigation LLP.

An ADR Approach to Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted

Vancouver Criminal Defence Lawyer, Joven Narwal, published “An ADR Approach to Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted”, as a letter to the editor in the November 2017 issue of ‘The Advocate’. Established in 1943, the Advocate is a leading journal for both academic and informative writing for lawyers and legal scholars throughout British Columbia. An excerpt from the article is below: