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The VBA Annual General Meeting 2016

Thursday, November 24th from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

This year’s AGM and Gala will be held on November 24, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. In addition to the presentation of the Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award to Nazeer Mitha of Harris & Company LLP, the AGM and Gala will feature a Silent Auction with all proceeds benefiting the Lawyers Assistance Program of British Columbia and Access Pro Bono. Following dinner, the event will move upstairs for a rooftop afterparty.

The AGM is an event not to be missed and is anticipated to sell out again this year, so be sure to purchase tickets early! Tickets can be purchased for $80 each by contacting:

Alicia Yowart
604 681 2226
Narwal Litigation LLP

Avera Kwong
604 631 3515
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

The AGM will also feature the election of the Officers of the Association and of six new Members-at-Large to the Board. The candidates are as follows:

• President – Andrew Aguilar, City of Vancouver
• Treasurer – Carolyn MacDonald, KPMG Law LLP
• Vice-President – Nicholas Isaac, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Members-at-Large: (six positions available)
• Daniel Coles, Owen Bird Corporation
• Andrew Crabtree, Cooper Litigation
• Cheryl D’Sa, Narwal Litigation LLP
• Andrew Dilts, MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP
• Andrea Fraser, Guild Yule LLP
• Mike Hamata, DLA Piper
• Roni Jones, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
• Michael Manhas, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
• Kaitlyn Meyer, Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP
• Stephanie Redding, Lawson Lundell LLP

Please remember that you must be a member of the VBA to vote! To renew your membership please click the Become a Member tab or email info@vancouverbar.ca.


The Hotel Vancouver

  • 900 West Georgia St
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • V6C 2W6, Canada
  • Directions


  • Thursday, Nov 24th
  • 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM