Arpal Dosanjh

Arpal Dosanjh

Arpal Dosanjh embraces his role as trusted advisor to his clients. As counsel, Arpal looks at each of his clients individually to create unique and strategic road maps that lead to success. His extensive court experience in wide ranging legal matters has helped foster his creative approach in finding solutions.

Arpal has advocated for his clients in all the courts of British Columbia and Alberta. He was a law clerk for the Chief Justice, the Associate Chief Justice and four other justices of the Supreme Court of British Columbia and has gained insight into the workings of the judiciary.

Outside the office, Arpal enjoys outdoor pursuits. He especially enjoys playing basketball and strategy board games.

  • '97
  • '03
  • '05
  • '11
Significant Cases


Class Actions

  • Successfully resisted an application to certify a class action proceeding and obtained an order striking the entirety of the plaintiffs’ claims:  Lee v. Transamerica Life Canada, 2017 BCSC 843.
  • Successful dismissal of some claims in advance of certification of proposed class action:  Lee v. Transamerica Life Canada, 2016 BCSC 191.


Jurisdiction Disputes

  • Successfully defended a jurisdiction appeal in a claim of false imprisonment:  Huang v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., 2016 BCCA 100.
  • Counsel for daughter in successfully challenging jurisdiction of British Columbia courts in a claim against her in a family law case:  Lantzius v. Lantzius, 2015 BCSC 2066.
  • Counsel in a case holding that British Columbia courts did not have jurisdiction over a family law case: Aleong v. Aleong, 2013 BCSC 1428.




Corporate Disputes










Mining Disputes

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Advocates’ Club