Pongracic-Speier, Monique

Monique is a litigator.  She represents clients in trials, hearings and appeals.  She practises mainly in areas of public law, where her work focuses on administrative law (including human rights and workers’ compensation claims), constitutional law and Aboriginal law.  Monique also has significant experience with personal injury, employment and insurance claims.  She has won favourable awards and settlements for clients who have suffered life-altering injuries, workplace discrimination and major economic loss.

Monique has argued cases at the Supreme Court of Canada, all levels of Court in British Columbia, and before various administrative tribunals. Some notable cases include:

Kazemi Estate v. Islamic Republic of Iran

R. v. Appulonappa

Dudley v. Canada (Attorney General)

Attorney General of Canada v. PHS Community Services Society et al.

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* Also accredited for Professionalism Hours