The Supreme Court of British Columbia is the province's superior trial court. The Supreme Court is a court of general and inherent jurisdiction which means that it can hear any type of case, civil or criminal. It hears most appeals from the Provincial Court in civil and criminal cases and appeals from arbitrations. A party may appeal a decision of the Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal.
December 18, 2013
JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS –MR. JUSTICE GEORGE K. MACINTOSH, MR. JUSTICE NIGEL P. KENT, MADAM JUSTICE JENNIFER M.I. DUNCAN, MADAM JUSTICE NEENA SHARMA- DECEMBER 18, 2013
The Supreme Court of British Columbia welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Mr. Justice George K. Macintosh, Mr. Justice Nigel P. Kent, Madam Justice Jennifer M. I. Duncan, and Madam Justice Neena Sharma to Vancouver. For more information about these appointments, please see the press release issued by the Minister of Justice. Public welcoming ceremonies for our new justices will be held in Vancouver on dates to be scheduled. Information about the welcoming ceremonies will be posted on the court’s website.
December 16, 2013
WELCOMING CEREMONY– MR. JUSTICE G. P. WEATHERILL - JANUARY 13, 2014
The Welcoming Ceremony for the Honourable Mr. Justice Gary P. Weatherill will be held on Monday, January 13, 2014 in Courtroom 207 at the New Westminster Law Courts at 9:00 a.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the Welcoming Ceremony and cameras are permitted.
October 24, 2013
JUDICIAL LAW CLERK PROGRAM, 2015-2016
Applications are now being accepted to the Judicial Law Clerk Program for 2015-2016. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 24, 2014 at 4:30 pm, with interviews to be scheduled throughout February and March, 2014. For more information about the Judicial Law Clerk Program including the required qualifications and application process, please click here.