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Congratulations to Nazeer T. Mitha on his appointment to Queen’s Counsel

Harris & Company LLP is very proud to announce that Nazeer T. Mitha has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC) by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney General of British Columbia.

Only 7% of practising B.C. lawyers can be awarded the designation of QC. This prestigious title recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. Appointees must demonstrate professional integrity, good character and excellence in the practice of law, and be acknowledged by their peers as leading counsel or exceptionally gifted practitioners. They also must have demonstrated exceptional qualities of leadership in the profession, including in the conduct of the affairs of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of British Columbia and other legal organizations, and/or have done outstanding work in the fields of legal education or legal scholarship. To read the official announcement regarding the 2018 QC recipients, please click here.

Please join us in congratulating Nazeer on this well-deserved appointment.