A Champion Of Justice
Decades of Effective Legal Experience.
Throughout his long and diverse legal career Don Sorochan has served his clients and community through his advocacy for fairness and justice. He is recognized nationally and internationally for his many achievements and dedicated advocacy.
Member Law Society of BC & Yukon. Queen’s Counsel (BC).
Donald Sorochan is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a rating that indicates the highest possible rating in legal ability, communication skills and ethical standards. He is the recipient of the Gold Medal of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law, the CBABC George A Goyer QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service, the CBABC Harry Rankin QC Pro Bono Award and the Lexpert Zenith Award for leadership by championing change.
A long history of success in difficult legal situations.
He has represented individuals, corporations large and small, municipal, provincial, territorial and federal governments and entire industries nationally and internationally. Donald Sorochan possesses a deep bench of litigation experience, public advocacy, compassion and tenacity that can make a difference to solving your legal problem.
Contributing back to the Community.
In addition to his contributions to law and public policy, Mr. Sorochan is active in youth sports activities, refereeing hockey and umpiring baseball. He has served as the president of a local minor hockey association, the Referee-in-Chief and a member of the Board of the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association, President of the Mount Seymour Little League and a member of the Board of the regional governing body for Little League baseball. He is active in his support of veterans and those who serve in Canada’s armed forces.
Diverse Legal Knowledge
Examples of our Litigation Capability
Public law comprises constitutional law, administrative law, and criminal law, as well as all procedural law. Mr. Sorochan is recognized as a leading lawyer in these practice areas. He is renown for his advocacy in constitutional cases in corrections, criminal, First Nations and veterans issues.
Practicing for 46 years with the same Vancouver law firm, Mr. Sorochan provided leadership to develop the law practice into a leading local, regional and Canadian national law firm with an international reach.
Mr. Sorochan worked for a major Canadian airline prior to his legal career and has continuing aviation law experience throughout his law practice to the present.
Mr. Sorochan has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading construction lawyers. His advocacy has resulted in the leading authorities on implied contractual terms and the interrelationship of tort and contract principles in construction law.
COMPLEX SECURITIES AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTION LITIGATION
Mr. Sorochan is recognized nationally as a leading securities litigation practitioner.
Throughout his career, Mr. Sorochan has been a leader in many aspects of the local, regional, national and international community.