The Law Society has announced the winner of the 2014 Law Society Award: John Hunter, QC.
According to the news item, Mr. Hunter “is recognized nationally and internationally as one of Canada’s leading counsel and his dedication to service is evident in his exceptional volunteer contributions and pro bono work.”
Hunter served as President of the Law Society of BC in 2008 and as President of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2012. He also taught appellate advocacy at UBC Law from 1988 to 2002. A 2008 profile of Hunter describes him as a “lawyer’s lawyer”.
The award will be presented at this year’s Bench & Bar Dinner, taking place November 6th at the Westin Bayshore.