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Adjunct Professor at the UBC Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Joven Narwal is the founding partner of Narwal Litigation LLP, an Adjunct Professor at the UBC Allard School of Law, Past-President of the Vancouver Bar Association, member of the judicial council of the Tsawwassen First Nation and a former Crown prosecutor. He obtained an undergraduate and law degree from UBC where he earned many awards for academic achievement and later obtained a Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Columbia University in New York City.

His practice is devoted to complex and serious cases where liberty and reputation are at stake, primarily in criminal law and areas of administrative law such as professional discipline and securities litigation. In addition to having defended many professionals in legal, health and financial sectors, he is also retained by regulatory bodies to conduct investigations and practice reviews. He takes on complex civil matters with criminal overtones involving civil forfeiture, fraud, intentional tortious conduct and has experience with various methods of alternative dispute resolution. At the UBC Allard School of Law, he teaches two upper level courses on complex criminal litigation.

In addition to other leadership roles in the legal profession, he has served as elected director, and the first visible minority president of the Vancouver Bar Association in its 126+ year history. He is inducted as a Life Fellow of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, a global honourary society.


  • –present
    Barrister & Solicitor, Narwal Litigation LLP, Adjunct Professor at the UBC Allard Law School, University of British Columbia


  • 2010 
    Columbia University, New York City , Masters of Law (LL.M.)