Tony Wilson, Q.C. Re-Elected as Bencher of Law Society of BC

Boughton Law’s Tony Wilson, Q.C. has been re-elected as a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia for his final two-year term commencing January 1, 2018. The object and duty of the Law Society is to uphold and protect the public interest in the administration of justice by, among other things, regulating the practice of law and establishing standards and programs for the education, professional responsibility and competence of lawyers and applicants for  admission to the Bar.  Benchers establish and enforce Law Society Rules, the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia and law society policies, including governance policies. They are also responsible for disciplining members who have broken those rules.

Mr. Wilson predominately practices in the area of national and international franchise law. He was a member of a special advisory committee to the Ministry of Justice with respect to B.C.’s new Franchises Act.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University. He also teaches ethical lawyering at Thompson Rivers University Law School in Kamloops. He is a regular law and business columnist with The Globe and Mail, and also writes regular columns for BarTalk and Canadian Lawyer magazines

View Tony Wilson’s profile for more details about him and his franchise practice at Boughton Law.