Cheryl D’Sa elected in Vancouver county by-election

  • May 20, 2020

From the Law Society of BC

Cheryl D’Sa has been elected a Bencher in the May 20, 2020 by-election for Vancouver county. 

D’Sa was called to the bar in 2008 and is currently the managing partner of Narwal Litigation LLP, a firm devoted to criminal defence, personal injury, professional regulation and securities litigation.

D’sa is past president of the Vancouver Bar Association and has held seats on several Canadian Bar Association committees. She has been an active volunteer in the legal profession and community: as a mentor for Allard Law first-year students, Women Lawyers Forum members and through Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC; and as a guest speaker for the CBA, BC Branch, the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the Advocates’ Society, among others. She was named one of the Top Forty Under 40 by Business in Vancouver in 2019.

In her election statement, D’sa expressed a desire to use her unique perspective to bring attention to several important issues. In particular, she is interested in how best to keep women engaged in the legal profession, access to justice, the changes to motor vehicle claims, legal aid, and discipline and practice standards.

For by-election results, see Bencher Election Results.