On January 1, 2021 Dean Lawton, QC will begin his term as President of the Law Society of British Columbia. Dean will be taking a leave of absence from the firm to take up residence in Vancouver for the year. He will remain as Associate Counsel with Carfra Lawton LLP, and available to provide mediation services through interactive audio-visual platforms, and in-person when appropriate, based on pandemic public health orders and
2021 marks Dean’s eighth and final year as an elected Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia. He will become a Life Bencher in 2022.
We as a firm wish to heartily congratulate Dean, one of the founding partners of Carfra Lawton LLP in 1985, as he takes on this important leadership role for the British Columbia bar and thank him for his years of service as hardworking and conscientious Bencher.