36th Annual Bench & Bar Dinner 2022 

Jun. 16, 2022
Vancouver Online

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Date & Time: Thursday, June 16, 2022 
5:30pm Reception (Cash Bar)
6:30pm Dinner
Location: Fairmont Waterfront
900 Canada Place,
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5
Individual: $135 + GST
Table (8): $1060 + GST
Dress: Business
Featured Guests:

The Honourable Robert Bauman, Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of BC
The Honourable Christopher Hinkson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of BC
The Honourable Melissa Gillespie, Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of BC
Associate Chief Justice Heather J. Holmes
LSBC Benchers and CBABC Board of Directors


The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch and the Law Society of BC eagerly invite litigators, solicitors and judges to join us at our first in-person Bench and Bar Dinner since 2019. Dress in your best business attire and toast to the remarkable achievements of those who have made outstanding contributions to the cause of justice in British Columbia with fellow lawyers and judges!

Your registration includes a three-course plated dinner to be served while celebrating the following award winners:

  • Robert McDiarmid QC for the 2022 CBABC Georges A. Goyer, QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service
  • Frank A.V. Falzon, QC for the CLEBC Leaders in Learning Award
  • Len Doust, QC for the 2020 Law Society Award

The event will also feature esteemed members of the bar, including Chief Justice Robert Bauman, Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson, Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie and Associate Chief Justice Heather J. Holmes. Network with LSBC Benchers and CBABC Board of Directors who will be in attendance.

Tickets are limited, so reserve your seat or a table with your colleagues today. We look forward to seeing you there!

By attending this in-person event, attendees agree to follow the health and safety protocols of the venue to reduce the risks of exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 and confirm that they are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms on the day of the event. Please visit the BC government website for more information.
This event is hosted by the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage our members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada, past and present.
The CBABC provides access to activities for all members. The facilities for this meeting may be wheelchair accessible. For information about accessible parking or to communicate your request for other accommodation you require, please contact CBABC Events at events@cbabc.org.

We also welcome your suggestions for enhancing the inclusiveness of our activities.

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