Sandy Thomson

Sandy-Thomson---Partner.Sandy Thomson is a founding Partner at Murchison Thomson & Clarke LLP. His practice is focused on Family Law and Personal Injury Law in addition to General Civil and Criminal litigation.

Mr. Thomson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and obtained his Bachelor of Laws from UBC in 1981. Since his call to the Bar in 1982 Mr. Thomson has been an active member of the Canadian Bar and the New Westminster Bar Association, having served as President of the latter. Mr. Thomson has been a guest lecturer for the Law Society’s Professional Legal Training Course for articling Law students and donates his time to the Newton Advocacy Centre giving legal advice in the area of Family Law several times a year.

Mr. Thomson has been a volunteer Board Member of the Share Society and has served on his childrens’ school Parent Education Committee. Mr. Thomson retains a keen interest in sports and continues to participate in Softball, Curling and Golf among other sports.

email  sthomson@mtclaw.ca  |  phone 604-590-8855 ext. 124

David Patterson

David-Patterson--Partner

David Patterson is a Partner at MTC Law.  Mr. Patterson graduated from law school at the University of British Columbia in May of 1992 and he was called to the British Columbia Bar in May of 1993.  Since then Mr. Patterson has regularly appeared in both the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

Mr. Patterson has a particular interest in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and he has lectured to police, community and school groups on the subject.  Mr. Patterson has been a sessional instructor in Criminology at Simon Fraser University and he used to represent clients in a full range of matters involving criminal and administrative law.  Mr. Patterson currently restricts his legal practice to conducting Federal Prosecutions as a Legal Agent of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.

email  dpatterson@mtclaw.ca  |  phone 604-590-8855 ext. 117

Carolyn Wilsher

Carolyn-Wilsher---Partner.Carolyn Wilsher is a Partner at Murchison Thomson & Clarke LLP. Ms. Wilsher graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. She then went on to attend the University of British Columbia and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1990.

Ms. Wilsher was called to the Bar of British Columbia in May, 1991. Since that time she has worked in the areas of Personal Injury Law, Insurance Defence and Family Law. Ms. Wilsher presently restricts her practice to Insurance Defence and Personal Injury Law.

Ms. Wilsher’s interests outside the law are with her family, as well as running. Ms. Wilsher is active in her children’s school, serving on the School Planning Council.

email  cwilsher@mtclaw.ca  |  phone 604-590-8855 ext. 133

Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker is a Partner at MTC Law.  She graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Criminology before attending the University of British Columbia, where she graduated with a Law Degree.  Ms. Walker joined MTC Law as associate counsel in 2005, immediately after she was called to the British Columbia Bar.  Ms. Walker volunteers her time as President of The Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families.  Ms. Walker currently restricts her law practice to Federal Prosecutions.

email  mwalker@mtclaw.ca  |  phone 604-590-8855 ext. 119

Parveen Bachra

Parveen K. Bachra is a Partner at MTC Law.  She graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2005. Ms. Bachra was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2006 and immediately joined MTC Law as associate counsel.  Ms. Bachra currently restricts her practice to Federal Prosecutions.

email  pbachra@mtclaw.ca  |  phone 604-590-8855 ext. 128