Aleem Bharmal, KC

Aleem Bharmal, KC is the president of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch for the 2022/23 term. A human rights lawyer working in the social justice sector whose work has made an impact both at home and abroad, Aleem currently practices human rights law at the Community Legal Services Association (CLAS) Human Rights Clinic.

Aleem has been a CBABC member for 27 years and joined the Board of Directors in 2018. He has maintained consistent involvement, serving the CBA Board of Directors in 2010, as well as chairing the CBABC Access to Justice Committee, Equality & Diversity Committee, and the Social Justice Section, among more.

Aleem was awarded the CBABC President’s Medal in 2016 and appointed to Queen’s Counsel in 2019 (now King's Counsel. He continues to demonstrate a commitment to propelling social justice, diversity, and equity initiatives both within and outside of CBABC.

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