Jeevyn Dhaliwal, Q.C.* jeevyn.dhaliwal@larlee.com

Associate Counsel
Summary
Representative Work
PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
Community Involvement

Jeevyn represents public sector and business clients in connection with workplace immigration and related issues. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1997, was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1998, and has completed extensive mediation training that includes a Mediation Practicum (Provincial Court of British Columbia).

The focus of Jeevyn’s practice is to work closely with senior management and human resources professionals to facilitate the engagement of foreign workers in Canada on either a temporary or permanent basis. Jeevyn has represented clients’ interests in the fields of construction, biotech, high-tech, pharmaceutical, health, education, engineering, manufacturing, investment and mining services. Jeevyn has written and presented seminars on a variety of immigration and employment related topics.

Jeevyn is active in the legal community and serves as an elected Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia, representing Vancouver County. She is currently Second Vice President and will become the Law Society President in 2024. Jeevyn also serves as a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee, Director of Creative BC, Capilano University Legal Studies Department Instructor and former member of the UBC Alumni Awards Selection Committee.  As selected by her peers, Jeevyn is included in the Best Lawyers publication and she is a Lexpert Zenith Award winner. Her community involvement extends to singing at charitable and sporting events and she has, over the years, been a frequent guest anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.

  • Best Lawyer, Canadian publication for 2017 editions for Immigration Law
  • Volunteer singing appearances at charitable and sporting events, including the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.
Summary

Jeevyn represents public sector and business clients in connection with workplace immigration and related issues. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1997, was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1998, and has completed extensive mediation training that includes a Mediation Practicum (Provincial Court of British Columbia).

The focus of Jeevyn’s practice is to work closely with senior management and human resources professionals to facilitate the engagement of foreign workers in Canada on either a temporary or permanent basis. Jeevyn has represented clients’ interests in the fields of construction, biotech, high-tech, pharmaceutical, health, education, engineering, manufacturing, investment and mining services. Jeevyn has written and presented seminars on a variety of immigration and employment related topics.

Jeevyn is active in the legal community and serves as an elected Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia, representing Vancouver County. She is currently Second Vice President and will become the Law Society President in 2024. Jeevyn also serves as a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee, Director of Creative BC, Capilano University Legal Studies Department Instructor and former member of the UBC Alumni Awards Selection Committee.  As selected by her peers, Jeevyn is included in the Best Lawyers publication and she is a Lexpert Zenith Award winner. Her community involvement extends to singing at charitable and sporting events and she has, over the years, been a frequent guest anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 1998
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1997

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Elected Bencher, Vancouver County, Law Society of British Columbia 2014-2015, 2017 – present
    • 2nd Vice President, Member of Executive, Chair of Finance and Audit and Indemnity Sub Committees, Member of Litigation Sub Committee and Discipline Committee
  • Past President and Director, South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia
  • Member, University of British Columbia Alumni Awards Selection Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Mentor, Women Lawyers Forum
  • Member, Federal Government Judicial Advisory Committee
  • Instructor, Legal Studies, Capilano University

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer singing appearances at charitable and sporting events, including the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.
Representative Work
Publications/Presentations
  • Best Lawyer, Canadian publication for 2017 editions for Immigration Law

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 1998
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1997

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Elected Bencher, Vancouver County, Law Society of British Columbia 2014-2015, 2017 – present
    • 2nd Vice President, Member of Executive, Chair of Finance and Audit and Indemnity Sub Committees, Member of Litigation Sub Committee and Discipline Committee
  • Past President and Director, South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia
  • Member, University of British Columbia Alumni Awards Selection Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Mentor, Women Lawyers Forum
  • Member, Federal Government Judicial Advisory Committee
  • Instructor, Legal Studies, Capilano University