Casey L. Leggett*

Mr. Leggett is a trial lawyer who has acted in significant criminal cases at both the trial and appellate levels. His practise focuses on criminal and extradition cases, as well as related civil litigation (such as civil forfeiture), constitutional and human rights, regulatory and judicial review matters.

He has defended cases on behalf of individuals and corporations facing a variety of criminal charges, including fraud, market manipulation, foreign and domestic corruption, human smuggling, attempted murder, drug trafficking, aggravated assault, sexual assault and contempt of court.  He has represented clients before many courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Leggett has written and presented on a variety of topics including foreign corrupt practices (see: International Bar Association Newsletter in “Publications” section). He is also the Co-Editor of The Charter of Rights Newsletter, which is a leading Charter trends bulletin published monthly by Canada Law Book, a Thomson Reuters company.

He is a member of both the Law Society of British Columbia (2009) and of the Barreau du Québec (2008). Prior to joining Martin + Associates, Mr. Leggett practised 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 (2003) and took law at McGill where he obtained degrees in both civil and common law (2007). He also studied international law at the Université libre de Bruxelles (2007).

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 minorities in British Columbia and throughout Canada.

Casey is fully bilingual and takes on briefs in both English and French. Notez que M. Leggett accepte aussi des mandats en française.

*practises through a law corporation

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