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Don Sorochan is the lead council in the lawsuit filed October 30 2012 in which 6 Canadian disabled Afghanistan War veterans are challenging the in the Supreme Court.

Donald is an experienced securities litigator who has led the way in the exploration of issues relating to the trading of securities across international borders. He has also lectured to legal and securities industry groups on various aspects of securities regulation. His involvement in international commercial matters also includes serving on the Attorney General’s Task Force which drafted ’s International Commercial Arbitration Act and established the International Commercial Arbitration Centre.

As one of the firm’s leading construction lawyers, Donald has acted on behalf of clients on matters relating to contracts, negligence and professional errors and omissions. He has argued such issues at all levels of court. Recently, he appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of a general contractor in a milestone lawsuit involving breach of contract, negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

He has also acted as lead counsel in several provincial and federal inquiries and Royal Commissions. His clients include public and private companies, private citizens, and provincial and federal bodies including the Police Commission, for which he is general counsel. He has frequently been appointed to be a special prosecutor under the Crown Counsel Act of .

Donald is an active member of the legal community, and frequently lectures and presents papers on various aspects of law for the Canadian Bar Association, the Continuing Legal Education Society and other legal education organizations. He has published several papers for The International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law and is the editor of the Society’s newsletter. He also served as an Adjunct of Trial and Appellate Advocacy for the University of Faculty of Law (1978-89).

Donald is a director, the treasurer and a member of the management committee of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law. He was a founding director of the and has served on various boards and committees including the , the , and the CBA Criminal Justice Review Committee. Additionally, he represented the Canadian Bar Association as a consultant to the Law Reform Commission of Canada in re-drafting Canada’s Criminal Code. Donald is also a member of the American Bar Association, the , The Association of Trial s of America, the American Society of International Law, the Canadian Council on International Law, the , the American Probation and Association, and the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch.

After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta (B.A., 1966), Donald graduated from the University of Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1971). He was called to the Bar of in 1990 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel (BC) in 1990.