Vancouver household lawyer, Leena Yousefi, has change 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This nationwide award is offered to a specific few attorneys who’re underneath 40 years outdated, and who show distinctive qualities each by way of their authorized work, and thru their management.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 had been chosen from British Columbia, and Leena was the one household lawyer who was chosen for this award in your entire 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 Legal professionals Below 40. 2020 has been a 12 months of cataclysmic upheaval. COVID-19 has modified our entire world, impacting the whole lot from our social lives to our working habits. Nevertheless, 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 important than ever. Though we weren’t capable of have fun their accomplishments in particular person, the authorized career’s future seems to be shiny as we acknowledge its rising leaders. These are the attorneys who might 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 Below 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 so far.
We acquired a whole bunch of excellent nominations and a brief checklist of candidates was despatched to our esteemed Advisory Board, comprised of 36 non-public follow 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 can be impressed by studying about their excellent accomplishments. Regardless of the challenges we face in the present day, the way forward for our career has by no means appeared brighter.
On behalf of YLaw, we congratulate Leena for her onerous work, and all her accomplishments this 12 months, together with: