Casey L. Leggett*
Casey has been practicing since 2008. His practice focuses on criminal defence (including white collar crime) human rights and constitutional law, as well as regulatory proceedings and civil litigation in matters that straddle the criminal law, such as civil forfeiture and actions for damages arising from wrongful investigations and prosecutions. He is a member in good standing of both the Law Society of BC and the Barreau du Québec.
Casey has defended individuals and corporations investigated for and/or charged with a variety of criminal offences (including in fraud, money laundering, human smuggling, criminal tax, extradition, foreign corrupt practices, drug, aggravated assault and sexual assault matters) and has represented clients in civil and human rights matters (including, Charter challenges to legislation, immigration matters, language rights and defamation cases) before a variety of courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to joining Martin + Associates, Mr. Leggett practiced at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Vancouver and what is now Norton Rose Fulbright in Montreal. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political studies at Queen’s and took law at McGill where he obtained degrees in both civil and common law. He also studied international law at the Université libre de Bruxelles.
He is currently on the board of directors of the Association des juristes d’expression française de la Colombie-Britannique and of the Fédération des associations de juristes d’expression française de common law; organizations with mandates to improve and promote access to justice for French speaking minority groups in Canada.
Casey is fully bilingual and takes on briefs in both English and French. Notez que M. Leggett accepte aussi des mandats en français.
*practises as a law corporation