Vancouver household lawyer, Leena Yousefi, has turn 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 previous, and who show distinctive qualities each by their authorized work, and thru their management. Lower than a handful of attorneys had been chosen from British Columbia, and Leena was the one household lawyer who was chosen for this award in all the nation.

Lexpert is arguably probably 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.

Lexpert explains:

It’s our pleasure to current this yr’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Legal professionals Underneath 40. 2020 has been a yr of cataclysmic upheaval. COVID-19 has modified our complete world, impacting all the pieces 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 truth, in a time of disruption and uncertainty, recognizing new leaders is extra important than ever. Although we weren’t in a position to rejoice their accomplishments in individual, the authorized career’s future seems to be vibrant as we acknowledge its rising leaders.  These are the attorneys who will likely be seizing the chance to make sure the career emerges even stronger than it was earlier than COVID-19.


The Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Legal professionals Underneath 40 awards acknowledge attorneys from legislation companies, in-house departments and different practices. Members of the authorized career in Canada had been invited to appoint certified attorneys who made excellent contributions of their careers to date.


We obtained a whole lot of excellent nominations and a brief record of candidates was despatched to our esteemed Advisory Board, comprised of 36 personal apply and in-house counsel leaders. We thank the Advisory Board for dedicating their time to choosing and awarding excellence.


Congratulations to all of the winners. We all know you may be impressed by studying about their excellent accomplishments. Regardless of the challenges we face as we speak, the way forward for our career has by no means regarded brighter.

On behalf of YLaw, we congratulate Leena for her onerous work, and all her accomplishments this yr, together with:



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