Virk Viyas & ASSOCIATE LAWYERS

LAW CORPORATION

Virk Viyas & ASSOCIATE LAWYERS

LAW CORPORATION

Our areas of practice include, Corporate/Commercial Law, Residential and Commercial real estate, Wills & Estates, General Litigation, specifically commercial/corporate litigation, debt collection, builder’s liens, property disputes, foreclosures, insurance claims, employment law and personal injury matters.

About Virk Viyas

Virk Viyas Law and Associates is a full service Surrey-based law firm. We assist individuals to corporations with their varied business and personal legal matters. We are a brother and sister duo, of Sonia and Jagmeet, who believe that your legal matters deserve a tailor made solutions for your unique needs. With over 20 years of combined legal experience, we believe in forming long term and ongoing relationships with our clients by understanding the environment and contexts in which our clients conduct their business in order to provide thoughtful and practical legal advice.

We provide legal advice with a personal touch.

About Virk Viyas

Virk Viyas Law and Associates is a full service Surrey-based law firm. We assist individuals to corporations with their varied business and personal legal matters. We are a brother and sister duo, of Sonia and Jagmeet, who believe that your legal matters deserve a tailor made solutions for your unique needs. With over 20 years of combined legal experience, we believe in forming long term and ongoing relationships with our clients by understanding the environment and contexts in which our clients conduct their business in order to provide thoughtful and practical legal advice.

We provide legal advice with a personal touch.

 

SONIA

Sonia is very active in the community and donates her time to various community related events. She is a young professional woman with close ties to the business community. Sonia obtained her B.A. (Laws) and LL.B. degrees from Guru Nanak Dev University in Punjab, India. After which she emigrated to Canada and attended the University of New Brunswick where she obtained her second LL.B. degree.

Having completed her law degree, Sonia moved to British Columbia where she articled with the law firm of Yearwood & Company and was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2005. In April 2008, she co-founded the law firm of Joomratty & Virk. In September 2012, she co-founded Virk Sabharwal, Lawyers, now called Virk Viyas & Associate Laywers. Sonia specialize in Corporate/Commercial Law, Residential and Commercial real estate, Wills & Estates, and General Litigation Matters.

In 2007, she was elected President of the Indo Canadian Business Association of British Columbia. She was the youngest and the first woman to be elected President. She is a member of the Surrey Board of Trade and a member of their Business Excellence Awards committee. She has also been a member of British Columbia’s Small Business Roundtable and a director on the Board of College of Dietitians, as a public nominee.

In March 2017, Sonia won the Surrey Board of Trade, Women in Business Award in the Professional Category. Sonia also sits on the Board of G&F Financial, a credit union in British Columbia since 2014 and is the Second Vice-President of the Board since 2015. She has been invited by the media as a legal expert to discuss various legal issues pertinent to our community.

Jagmeet

Jagmeet graduated from the University of Victoria, with a degree in electrical engineering, in 2004. He then embarked on an innovative career as an electrical design engineer. During this time, he designed diverse, specialized electrical equipment and was recognized as co-inventor in a patent for “method and system for assessing athletic performance”.

After a few successful years as an engineer, Jagmeet decided to pursue a career in law. He applied to 11 law schools across Canada, and was accepted to all of them. He selected the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law, as the university is recognized for its prestigious law program and best of all, the focus would be BC law, which was an asset, as he planned to practice in his home province.

After completing his Juris Doctor at UBC, Jagmeet articled with Watson Goepel LLP in Vancouver. Jagmeet jointed Virk Viyas and Associate Lawyers in February 2013. Jagmeet focuses his practice in the areas of general litigation, specifically commercial/corporate litigation, debt collection, builder’s liens, property disputes, foreclosures, insurance claims, employment law and personal injury matters. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants for insurance claims.

Jagmeet is actively involved in the community and sits on the board of directors of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce.

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