McCarthy Tétrault’s Leonard Doust honoured by CBA Vancouver Criminal Law Subsection

Vancouver, June 22, 2017 — Leonard Doust, associate counsel in McCarthy Tétrault’s Litigation Group, received special honours for 50 years of practice and outstanding contributions to the criminal law profession at the CBA Vancouver Criminal Law Subsection annual dinner last night.

“Len has been instrumental in building McCarthy Tétrault’s litigation practice in both criminal and commercial cases,” said Caroline Zayid, National Litigation Practice Group Leader of McCarthy Tétrault. “He is one of the most highly-regarded lawyers nationwide in dispute resolution, securities law, commercial litigation, and criminal defense. But most of all, Len has been a mentor and friend to many of our partners and associates over the last three decades.”

Mr. Doust’s practice includes criminal law, securities law and general civil litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is ranked in Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of Dispute Resolution, in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of securities litigation and in The Best Lawyers in Canada.

This CBA honour is the latest of an impressive list of recognitions and awards Mr. Doust has received over the course of his career in recognition of his contributions to the legal profession, including the CBA BC Branch's President's Medal, the Vancouver Bar Association's Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award, the BC Lawyers Assistance Program's Lawyer Helping Lawyer Award, and the UBC Faculty of Law Alumni Award of Distinction. Leonard Doust was appointed Queen Counsel's in 1984.

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