Vancouver household lawyer, Leena Yousefi, has develop into the one household 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This nationwide award is offered to a specific few attorneys who’re beneath 40 years outdated, and who show distinctive qualities each by way of their authorized work, and thru their management. Lower than a handful of attorneys have been chosen from British Columbia, and Leena was the one household lawyer who was chosen for this award in the whole 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’s our pleasure to current this 12 months’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Attorneys Beneath 40. 2020 has been a 12 months of cataclysmic upheaval. COVID-19 has modified our complete world, impacting the whole lot from our social lives to our working habits. Nonetheless, this doesn’t imply we shouldn’t be celebrating new expertise within the authorized career.
In reality, in a time of disruption and uncertainty, recognizing new leaders is extra very important than ever. Despite the fact that we weren’t in a position to have fun their accomplishments in particular person, the authorized career’s future appears to be like vibrant as we acknowledge its rising leaders. These are the attorneys who shall be seizing the chance to make sure the career emerges even stronger than it was earlier than COVID-19.
The Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Attorneys Beneath 40 awards acknowledge attorneys from regulation corporations, in-house departments and different practices. Members of the authorized career in Canada have been invited to appoint certified attorneys who made excellent contributions of their careers so far.
We obtained a whole lot of excellent nominations and a brief checklist of candidates was despatched to our esteemed Advisory Board, comprised of 36 non-public apply and in-house counsel leaders. We thank the Advisory Board for dedicating their time to deciding on and awarding excellence.
Congratulations to all of the winners. We all know you can be impressed by studying about their excellent accomplishments. Regardless of the challenges we face right this moment, the way forward for our career has by no means appeared brighter.
On behalf of YLaw, we congratulate Leena for her exhausting work, and all her accomplishments this 12 months, together with: