The South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia congratulates Nina Purewal on her designation as Queen’s Counsel on December 22, 2020.
Nina Purewal is a deserving recipient of this honour. She has been a Crown counsel in Smithers and Terrace since 2013. Before this, she worked with government and non-governmental organizations like Pivot Legal LLP to further human rights for marginalized individuals. Nina prosecutes with the Indigenous Justice Framework of the B.C. Prosecution Service and the community’s interest is at the forefront of her decision-making. She received her master’s in international human rights law from Oxford and has dedicated time to the Board of Legal Education Action Fund, as well as the International Law Association’s Committee on Feminism and International Law. Nina has been chairing the Criminal Law Subsection of the CBA since 2014 and the Women Lawyers Forum since 2015.
Congratulation Nina Purewal Q.C.!