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 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.

To make a nomination, kindly send a letter of not more than 500 words outlining the reasons why you consider your nominee to be a fit and proper candidate for the award to committee member Andrew Aguilar at andrew.aguilar@vancouver.ca on or before Thursday, November 1, 2018. Nominations must be endorsed by five additional members (or former members) of the Law Society of British Columbia. Candidates must be able to attend the presentation ceremony at this years AGM on November 29, 2018.

For more information regarding the Hyndman Mentorship Award, please download and review the following attachment: