Experienced Legal Representation in Surrey, British Columbia
Paul E. Briggs is a distinguished graduate of the University of Victoria Law School, earning his degree in 1997. He commenced his legal career by articling and working at one of Vancouver's foremost criminal defense firms for the initial five years, before establishing his own thriving defense practice. Paul's extensive repertoire encompasses defense in a wide array of criminal cases, along with adept representation in immigration law and civil litigation. His impressive track record includes victorious arguments at every echelon of Court in British Columbia, including appearances at the BC Court of Appeal and conducting cases at the Supreme Court of Canada.
In addition to his comprehensive defense practice, Paul has been instrumental in assisting numerous foreign nationals and permanent residents navigating the complexities of criminal and immigration matters. He possesses an acute awareness of the distinctive challenges they confront and the imperative legal measures necessary to preserve their status in Canada in the face of criminal charges. Paul is equally adept at advocating for clients facing a diverse spectrum of legal issues, spanning professional discipline, civil forfeiture proceedings, wrongful convictions, incidents of excessive force by law enforcement, and unlawful arrests. Notably, in 2014, he achieved a significant milestone when he successfully represented a client in a high-profile sex-assault conviction case, resulting in a landmark overturning of the decision, recognized as a 'miscarriage of justice'.
Furthermore, Paul E. Briggs is deeply committed to furthering legal education within the community, actively participating in initiatives like Dial A Law of People's Law School, a non-profit society based in British Columbia, Canada.
200-7404 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC V3W 1N6, Canada