Vancouver household lawyer, Leena Yousefi, has develop into the one household lawyer in Canada to be honoured with Lexpert’s Rising Star Award in 2020.

This nationwide award is introduced to a particular few legal professionals who’re below 40 years previous, and who show distinctive qualities each by their authorized work, and thru their management. Lower than a handful of legal professionals had been chosen from British Columbia, and Leena was the one household lawyer who was chosen for this award in your entire nation.

Lexpert is arguably essentially the most prestigious and respected rating group for legal professionals throughout Canada. To be named as a Rising Star by this group takes years of relentless work, distinctive high quality of service, and uniqueness.

Lexpert explains:

It’s our pleasure to current this 12 months’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Attorneys Beneath 40. 2020 has been a 12 months of cataclysmic upheaval. COVID-19 has modified our entire world, impacting the whole lot from our social lives to our working habits. Nonetheless, this doesn’t imply we shouldn’t be celebrating new expertise within the authorized career.

The truth is, in a time of disruption and uncertainty, recognizing new leaders is extra important than ever. Though we weren’t in a position to have a good time their accomplishments in particular person, the authorized career’s future seems to be brilliant as we acknowledge its rising leaders.  These are the legal professionals who shall be seizing the chance to make sure the career emerges even stronger than it was earlier than COVID-19.


The Lexpert Rising Stars: Main Attorneys Beneath 40 awards acknowledge legal professionals from regulation companies, in-house departments and different practices. Members of the authorized career in Canada had been invited to appoint certified legal professionals who made excellent contributions of their careers so far.


We acquired tons of of excellent nominations and a brief record of candidates was despatched to our esteemed Advisory Board, comprised of 36 personal follow and in-house counsel leaders. We thank the Advisory Board for dedicating their time to choosing and awarding excellence.


Congratulations to all of the winners. We all know you’ll be impressed by studying about their excellent accomplishments. Regardless of the challenges we face right this moment, the way forward for our career has by no means appeared brighter.

On behalf of YLaw, we congratulate Leena for her exhausting work, and all her accomplishments this 12 months, together with:



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