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.

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David Patterson

David-Patterson--PartnerDavid Patterson is a Partner at Murchison Thomson & Clarke LLP and he is the Head of our criminal litigation department. 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 is a sessional instructor in Criminology at Simon Fraser University.

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. In the past, Mr. Patterson acted for clients in a full range of matters involving criminal and administrative law. Mr. Patterson presently restricts his legal practice to conducting Federal Prosecutions as an Agent of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.

Mr. Patterson is a member of The Law Society of British Columbia, The Canadian Bar Association, The Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, and The Vancouver Golf Tour. Mr. Patterson is a former member of the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association and he has served as a volunteer high school basketball coach, a community youth baseball coach and a referee in several sports.

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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.

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Melanie Walker




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Parveen Bachra




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