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The Honourable Justice Geoffrey Gomery was appointed to the British
Columbia Supreme Court in 2018. Apart from a year spent seeking (and
obtaining) his B.C.L. at Oxford, he spent 31 years practising with
Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP. He did not speak until he was
Mathew P. Good is the principal of Good Barrister, a firm dedicated to class
actions. He is a former judicial law clerk to the Honourable Chief Justice
Beverley McLachlin. He is a member of the bars of British Columbia,
Alberta and Yukon.
M. Ali Lakhani, Q.C., has practised law in British Columbia for over four
decades. He was the first chair (appointed by His Highness the Aga Khan in
1986) of the Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Board (“CAB”) for Western
Canada, later serving on CAB Canada and, since 2015, on the international
CAB, a body that oversees mediation and training for CABs in some 20 territories
globally. He is the founder and editor of the journal Sacred Web
(<www.sacredweb.com>), the leading journal on applying metaphysical
first principles to issues of modernity.
Lorne Phipps is Crown counsel in Victoria. Lorne’s sense of humour winds
its way into areas that overlap with the editor’s, but nevertheless does not
wind its way into print.