Mr. Legh’s primary legal experience is in litigation. He has practiced in the area of personal injury for over 25 years, having acted for clients around the world. Settlements and judgments have been based on the nature of the losses suffered, and have been as high as $6.3 Million.
Mr. Luchies obtained a Bachelor of Commerce with Honors from the University of Alberta in 1987. He continued his education at the University of Toronto, and was awarded a Bachelor of Laws in 1990. He was the recipient of the Willis Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Law School and also sat on the Governor’s Council and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Dean Search Committee. Mr. Luchies was the President of the Student Law Society in his year of graduation. Mr. Luchies was called to the Bar of British Columbia on August 1991.
A lawyer for 15 years, Mr. Stewart practices in Personal Injury and Family law. He has dealt extensively with ICBC to secure compensation for his clients. With respect to personal injury matters, Mr. Stewart’s primary goal is his clients’ recovery. When you have been injured in an collision, he can provide immediate, confidential advice on how to protect your rights, safeguard your future, and receive the settlement you deserve.
Ms. Rivers attended law school at the University of Victoria, and graduated with an LL.B. in 1995. She was called to the bar of British Columbia in February 1996, after articling with the law firm of Anniko Hunter. She practiced with Anniko Hunter until 2001. Joining Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2003, Ms. Rivers practices primarily in litigation preparation, estate planning, estates and conveyancing.
Mr. Smith’s primary area of practice is Family Law and Civil Litigation. He has been a member of the British Columbia Bar for twelve years and has appeared before courts at all levels throughout BC. He has also appeared before the Court of Queeen’s Bench in both Alberta and Manitoba and the Court of Appeal in Alberta.
Albert Berns joined Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2011 and heads our Westshore Office. Mr. Berns has considerable skill as a trial lawyer, with experience at all levels of British Columbia Courts and Administrative Tribunals. Mr. Berns extensive experience litigating injury, construction, real estate, and debt issues allow him to give effective advice on a wide range of issues.
Daniel graduated from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2000 followed by articles and employment at another Victoria law firm before joining Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2010. Daniel’s career prior to law was in commercial real estate sales and leasing.
Justin was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and moved from Trinidad to Victoria in 1988. Justin graduated from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2003. Justin articled in Victoria and then joined another law firm where he practiced for 7 years before joining Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2012.
Jo-Anne began her law career in 2007 and practices in the area of Family Law, Wills and Estates. She is one of a select few lawyers in British Columbia acting as Amicus Curiae to the court in Interjurisdictional Support Orders proceedings and Divorce provisional orders.
Naseeb completed both her undergraduate degree and law degree at the University of British Columbia and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2008. She has a broad range of legal experience including immigration, real estate, corporate, family law and wills & estates. Naseeb practices primarily in immigration, real estate and wills & estates in the Vancouver office.
Before completing her JD at the University of Victoria, Juhi attended the University of British Columbia for a BSc where she studied, alongside a slew of Calculus and Science courses, ancient literature and mythology of South East Asia. Juhi also has a Certificate in Computer Information Systems from University of the Fraser Valley.
Sarah provides clients with legal representation and advice in the areas of immigration, refugee, employment and human rights law.
She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2011 and in 2014, Sarah was called to the Bar of British Columbia after practising for several years at a national law firm in downtown Toronto.
Before entering law, Mr. Lyons worked in software development. Stephen was a senior programmer, analyst, and software architect for leading video game and Internet-based gaming companies, including Relic Entertainment, Alea Software, Radical Entertainment, and Criterion Studios. As a result of his industry experience, Mr. Lyons is well-versed in the distinct needs of the technology sector.
Braden began his legal career as an articled student with Stevenson Luchies & Legh in 2016 and continued with the firm as a lawyer after being called to the bar in May 2017. He has experience in a variety of areas of law and is currently working on establishing a general practice with particular focus on family law and wills and estates. Braden is also able to assist clients in, personal injury, civil litigation (including small claims), and in some real estate related matters.
Tayja joins Stevenson Luchies & Legh as an articled student having recently completed her J.D. from the University of Victoria. A Victoria local, she also completed her undergraduate degree at UVic, majoring in psychology with honours. She previously worked as a legal assistant which ultimately prompted her to attend law school. Her interests are wide ranging, and as such she is happy to be part of a full service firm. She is looking forward to working in the Victoria community and growing her legal expertise.