Protecting the rights of every person, regardless of who they are or what they are accused of, is essential to achieving a more just society.

Practice Areas

Criminal Code Offences

Nick Elson defends Criminal Code offences ranging from breaches of administrative court orders to serious indictable offences. He pays particular attention to the broader systemic factors that can bring people, especially those from marginalized communities, into contact with the criminal justice system. If you’ve been detained or are being investigated by the police, it’s imperative that you speak to a lawyer before giving a statement of any kind. Don’t hesitate to call 604-848-8710 at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Administrative Offences

Nick Elson has experience defending a wide range of administrative and regulatory offences including offences under the Fisheries Act, Heritage Conservation Act, Municipal Bylaws and Parks Regulations.

Motor Vehicle Act Offences

If you’ve been issued an immediate or administrative roadside prohibition or other traffic ticket, don’t hesitate to get in touch immediately as the may be a very limited amount of time in which to dispute it. Convictions under the BC Motor Vehicle Act can in some cases carry serious consequences including lengthy driving prohibitions, large fines and even jail sentences. Nick Elson is happy a free phone consultation to help you determine how best to proceed with your Motor Vehicle Act matter.