April 2022

Defenders of the Rule of Law

As I write this column, the news is full of chaos. Recent events have led many to say that the rule of law is under attack around the world, and to feel helpless to do anything about it...

Clare Jennings

December 2021

Having the Difficult Conversations

I recently had the opportunity to watch the documentary “But I Look Like a Lawyer,” produced by the Federation of Asian-Canadian Lawyers (BC) Society. (If you haven’t seen it yet,...

Clare Jennings

February 2021

Digital Competency of Counsel

The document governing our professional responsibilities as lawyers is the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia. Rule 3.1-2 of the Code states: “A lawyer must perform all legal...

Jennifer J L Brun, QC