The presumption of innocence is essential in a society committed to fairness and social justice.
- Chief Justice Brian Dickson (R. v. Oakes)
The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the importance of this guiding principle. The presumption of innocence protects the fundamental liberty and human dignity of any person accused by the state of criminal conduct.
Guided by the fact that our clients cannot know justice unless we know the law, our areas of practice include a broad spectrum of advice, trial advocacy and appellate representation in the following practice areas:
- Domestic Assault
- Drinking and Driving
- Drug Offences
- Sexual Violence
- Financial Crimes
- Guns/Weapons Offences
- Sexual exploitation/Child Pornography
- Second Opinions
- Criminal Investigations
- Other Offences