VANCOUVER (CITY) V. ABDIANNIA, 2015 BCSC 1058

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http://canlii.ca/t/gjmvs At the conclusion of a hard fought case the BC Supreme Court found in favour of the city who sought to prohibit two hookah lounge owners from allowing their customer to smoke herbal shisha in traditional hookahs. The case challenged the validity of the City of Vancouver bylaw on multiple fronts.

JEFFERS V. SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 43 AND ANOTHER, 2013 BCHRT 299

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http://canlii.ca/t/g2bzp An individual working for a school brought a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal on allegations of racial discrimination. DLG represented the individual when the school district tried to have his complaint dismissed and was successful in having the school district’s application dismissed. The matters eventually settled.

ESCOBEDO V. LEON, 2013 BCSC 807

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http://canlii.ca/t/fxct9 DLG acted for an individual who invested in a real estate project with a partner and then sued after that partner breached their agreement by failing to pay him his share of the proceeds. The B.C. Supreme Court awarded DLG’s client damages for the lost proceeds and costs.

SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY V. SAIDI, 2013 BCSC 2287

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http://canlii.ca/t/g2bl1 DLG navigated a case where an individual was facing fraud charges by successfully varying an injunction which had frozen his assets to allow him to access him money for the purpose of funding his legal defense.

SEVY V. SEVY, 2013 BCSC 2255

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http://canlii.ca/t/g29t9 In a Supreme Court case dealing with a family dispute over the management of a trust and trust assets, DLG represented one of the trustees. The Court considered issues of the trustees’ duties, trust interpretation, and application of foreign law.