Hyndman Award

The Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award is conferred each year to recognize a lawyer who has distinguished himself or herself as an outstanding mentor. Peter was, himself, an exemplary mentor who made extraordinary efforts to pass on his legal skills, wisdom, ethical insights, good judgment, commitment to decorum and civility, and idealism to those who had the good fortune to work with him.

Past recipients of the award include Gaynor Yeung, William S. Berardino, Q.C., Richard C. Peck, Q.C., Leonard T. Doust, Q.C., Leon Getz, Q.C., Robert G. Ward, Q.C., Bruce R. Grist, Donald W. Yule Q.C., Tom Roper Q.C., Jan Lindsay Q.C., Nazeer T. Mitha and Tom Braidwood Q.C.

The VBA intends to present the Hyndman Mentorship Award at the 2022 AGM. Further details regarding nominations to follow.