Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

A salacious headline caught my attention but the substance of the case ended up being much more noteworthy. In R. v. Koenig the Provincial Court found the mandatory minimum sentence for the offence of child luring unconstitutional resulting in the youthful accused...

4/20 and Marijuana Legalization

The annual festivities surrounding 4/20 served as a reminder of both the developments in relation to the legalization of marijuana and the many issues which remain to be addressed. Legalization Adults (over 18) in BC are able to: possess up to 30 grams of legal...

Distracted Driving

Though legislation will outline an offence, the courts will end up clarifying the scope of the offence. Inevitably when a new offence is created various cases will allow the courts to comment on the elements of the offence and address factual scenarios which either...

Catherine Rose Joins Pender Litigation

Along with opening a Surrey office, Pender Litigation has joined forces with Catherine Rose. Catherine is a graduate of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC.  After law school, Catherine completed her articles in criminal law at Sutherland Jetté in Vancouver....

New Surrey Office Space

Pender Litigation is expanding. You will still be able to find us at our Vancouver office space but for those on the other side of the Fraser River, you will now be able to meet with our lawyers at our new Surrey office space. Located near the Semiahmoo Shopping...
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