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.
November 14, 2016
JUDICIAL LAW CLERK PROGRAM - 2018-2019
Applications are being accepted to the Judicial Law Clerk Program for 2018-2019 from January 2- January 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm PST, with interviews to be scheduled throughout February and March, 2017. For more information about the Judicial Law Clerk Program including the required qualifications and application process, please click here.
November 7, 2016
WELCOMING CEREMONY– MADAM JUSTICE MACNAUGHTON, MADAM JUSTICE MURRAY AND MADAM JUSTICE DEWITT-VAN OOSTEN – JANUARY 20, 2017
The Welcoming Ceremony for the Honourable Madam Justice Heather M. MacNaughton, the Honourable Madam Justice Catherine A. Murray and the Honourable Madam Justice Joyce DeWitt-Van Oosten will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, in the Great Hall at the Vancouver Law Courts at 4:15 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the Welcoming Ceremony.