Vancouver household unit lawyer, Leena Yousefi, has turn out to be the one household unit lawyer in Canada to be honoured with Lexpert’s Rising Star Award in 2020.
This nationwide award is offered to a specific few attorneys who’re under 40 years previous, and who show distinctive qualities each by way of their authorized work, and thru their management. Less than a handful of attorneys had been chosen from British Columbia, and Leena was the one household unit lawyer who was chosen for this award in all the nation.
Lexpert is arguably essentially the most prestigious and respected rating group for attorneys throughout Canada. To be named as a Rising Star by this group takes years of relentless work, distinctive high quality of service, and uniqueness.
It is our pleasure to current this 12 months’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. 2020 has been a 12 months of cataclysmic upheaval. COVID-19 has modified our entire world, impacting all the pieces from our social lives to our working habits. However, this doesn’t imply we shouldn’t be celebrating new expertise within the authorized occupation.
In reality, in a time of disruption and uncertainty, recognizing new leaders is extra very important than ever. Even although we weren’t in a position to have fun their accomplishments in individual, the authorized occupation’s future seems to be vivid as we acknowledge its rising leaders. These are the attorneys who can be seizing the chance to make sure the occupation emerges even stronger than it was earlier than COVID-19.
The Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 awards acknowledge attorneys from legislation corporations, in-house departments and different practices. Members of the authorized occupation in Canada had been invited to appoint certified attorneys who made excellent contributions of their careers to date.
We obtained a whole bunch of excellent nominations and a brief record of candidates was despatched to our esteemed Advisory Board, comprised of 36 personal apply and in-house counsel leaders. We thank the Advisory Board for dedicating their time to choosing and awarding excellence.
Congratulations to all of the winners. We know you can be impressed by studying about their excellent accomplishments. Despite the challenges we face immediately, the way forward for our occupation has by no means appeared brighter.
On behalf of YLaw, we congratulate Leena for her laborious work, and all her accomplishments this 12 months, together with: