Bench & Bar Dinner honours

Presentation to Darrel RobertsOVER 300 JUDGES AND LAWYERS turned out to the November 17 Bench & Bar Dinner in Vancouver to pay tribute to three well-known BC lawyers. The BC Branch of the CBA presented the 2005 Georges A. Goyer, QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to Darrell Roberts, QC (left) for his many contributions to the profession, as counsel, author and teacher. The same evening the CLE Society of BC presented its inaugural Leaders in Learning Award to James P. Taylor, QC (middle) and John O.E. Lundell, QC (right) for their outstanding contributions to continuing legal education.

Jim Taylor has made a great impact on the profession through his teaching, his research and his writing. A respected member of the UBC Presentation to John LundellFaculty of Law, he has played a pivotal role in the preparatory education of thousands of lawyers and also in their continuing legal education over the years. He is immediately recognized as founding co-author of British Columbia Practice, among his many writing credits.

John Lundell has been a volunteer for CLE since 1973, actively promoting a better understanding of company law in the profession. A longtime course speaker, author and editorial board member for business law publications, his contributions to the work of the CLE Society are unsurpassed.