Julia E. Lawn


Ms. Lawn was called to the bar in 1998. She joined NST in 1999. She provides research support for all members of the firm, and has participated as junior counsel in the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Prior to beginning practice, Ms. Lawn clerked at the British Columbia Supreme Court (1997-1998).

She is the author of the chapters on Malicious Prosecution and False Arrest in Government Liability: Law and Practice, Horsman & Morley (eds) (Aurora: Canada Law Book, 2007). She was the author of "The John Doe Injunction in Mass Protest Cases" (1998) 56 U.T. Fac. L. Rev. 102, and co-author (with Andrew Bernstein) of "Primacy to Privacy? The Supreme Court and the Privacy Threshold in Edwards" (1997) 55 U.T. Fac. L. Rev. 341.

Education and Distinctions

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Toronto, 1991
  • LL.B. (Honours), University of Toronto, 1997
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1998