SABABC is committed to promoting the professional development of the South Asian legal community through networking, advocacy and mentoring. SABABC hosts panels, continuing legal education courses, and workshops on career development, social justice issues, and current events.
SABABC aims to remove any barriers South Asian students may face in pursuing a career in the legal profession and those faced by the South Asian community in accessing justice and educational programs in the community.
We invite all lawyers, paralegals, law students and judges to please join SABABC in its commitment to achieving these goals.
SABABC’s Executive and Board is made up of volunteers who take away time from their practices, families, and social lives to contribute to a greater cause. There is a lot of work to be done in the profession and in the community at large.
Rupinder Gosal has been involved with SABABC since 2015 and has since become a Director and a Co-Chairperson of the Student Mentorship Committee. She is committed to advancing the SABABC mandate of promoting the development of south Asian lawyers, law students, paralegals and staff.
Anita Atwal practices exclusively in the area of Employment Law with HHBG Lawyers in
Vancouver, British Columbia. HHBG Lawyers is a leading employment law firm in British
Columbia with offices in Vancouver and Surrey.
Jindy Bhalla is a partner at the downtown Vancouver law firm of Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP. Jindy has been actively involved with SABABC since its inception, having served on the board and as treasurer for most of SABABC’s existence.
Raminder’s focus is on insurance defence cases involving fraud, as well as coverage and bad faith claims. She brings to her practice a strong analytical skill set to assess complex facts and evidence, assess claims and conduct litigation. She has experience attending in both Provincial and Supreme Court
Harkamal is an associate at Mackoff and Company. She is currently a Board member and the Vice President of Membership for the SABABC. She has been involved with SABABC in various roles since she was in law school.
Jeevyn Dhaliwal practices in the area of workplace immigration law at Vancouver firm, Larlee Rosenberg. Jeevyn serves SABABC as Chair of both the Public Relations, Policy and Advocacy and Student/Mentorship Committees.
Hardeep S. Gill is an associate at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP specializing in tax and corporate commercial law. Hardeep received his J.D. at the University of British Columbia Law School in 2014. Hardeep serves SABABC as Chair of the Scholarship Committee and sits on the Fall Conference Committee.
Randy is a commercial real estate lawyer at Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP and maintains a practice in both Ontario and British Columbia. Randy actively engages in a variety of mentoring and volunteer initiatives and joined SABABC to continue taking an active role within the South Asian community. Away from the office, Randy enjoys being in the outdoors, reading a good book and trying his hand at every sport.
Prabhpreet was raised in Surrey and pursued an undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University. Prabhpreet earned her Juris Doctorate and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Willamette University located in Salem, Oregon.
Sahil is an associate in the litigation group of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and completed an undergraduate degree in international business from the Schulich School of Business. He maintains a diversified litigation and dispute resolution practice. Within SABABC, Sahil is head of the Membership Committee.
For the past number of years, Kiran Dhaliwal has been actively involved in the governance of several arts and culture organizations in BC. She recently served as the Chair of the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration for three years. She was appointed a council member of the British Columbia Arts Council in 2020. She continues to serve as a Treasurer for the Canada India Education Society which present the Dhahan Prize for Panjabi Literature, the largest monetary prize in the world.