Rick Sugden, QC
  Rick Sugden, QC receiving the Law Society Award from
then First Vice-President Ralston Alexander, QC

Rick Sugden, QC

Rick Sugden, QC passed away on January 5, 2009 after a lengthy illness.

Rick was called to the bar in 1973. He practised law with Braidwood & Company until 1988, and with Sugden, McFee & Roos until his retirement in June 2004.

Rick received the Law Society Award in 2004 in recognition of his exemplary service to the legal community. The lawyers who supported his nomination universally described him as the “lawyer’s lawyer,” regarded as pre-eminent counsel at all levels of court and “a model of thoughtful integrity.”

The Law Society expresses the sincerest of condolences to Rick’s family and friends and professional colleagues.