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June 21st, 2022

CFMR is happy to welcome Munpreet Sandhu as our new articling student! Munpreet is a recent graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law. Prior to obtaining her Juris Doctor degree, Munpreet completed a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations at UBC. During law school, Munpreet was a representative on the Wellness Committee, a clinician with the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program and volunteered with the Women’s Caucus and Artists’ Legal Outreach Clinic (ALO), earning her the Frederick Read Memorial Scholarship for contributions made to the law school.  Munpreet has conducted in depth legal research in the area of international human rights and has experience working on a variety of legal issues including the areas of human rights, residential tenancy, real estate, business, and intellectual property during her time as a clinician. Prior to articling at CFMR, Munpreet worked with various non-profit organizations and a federal government agency where she developed a range of skills and knowledge that will help serve CFMR’s clients on a broad range of legal issues.

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May 24th, 2022

After spending several years with the firm, Gary is leaving to join another firm. Since joining the firm Gary has made a lasting and positive impact on his clients. We have no doubt he will do the same in his new job.

We wish Gary every sucess!

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May 24th, 2021

CFMR is pleased to announce that Karen Mangat has joined our firm as associate lawyer. Karen plans to remain actively involved in a broad group of practice areas with our firm, but with a focus in our Civil Litigation and Estate practice areas.

After being called to the BC bar in 2018, she practiced at a boutique family law firm in South Surrey where she gained invaluable litigation experience and successfully advocated for her clients in BC Supreme Court and BC Provincial Court. Her practice includes drafting family law agreements (cohabitation, marriage, and separation agreements), and assisting clients with uncontested divorce applications.  Karen is expanding her practice to include wills, succession and estate planning, estate litigation and employment law.

With her diverse experiences and cross-cultural background Karen brings a unique perspective and set of skills to help clients on a wide range of legal issues.

Welcome, Karen!

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May 20th, 2021

CFMR is pleased to announce that Rosalyn Lau has joined our firm as associate lawyer. Rosalyn plans to remain actively involved in a broad group of practice areas with our firm, but with a focus in our Civil Litigation practice areas.

Prior to joining CFMR, Rosalyn interned during her articles, and assisted in trials and has successfully advocated for her clients in several contested applications in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Rosalyn has extensive experience in civil litigation from her previous career as a paralegal in Vancouver. It was her passion for the practice of law that propelled Rosalyn to become a lawyer. Her unique background provided her with valuable skills to manage cases effectively.

With her diverse experiences and cross-cultural background Rosalyn brings a unique perspective and set of skills to help clients on a wide range of legal issues.

Welcome, Rosalyn!

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March 8th, 2021

Ralph May | Campbell Froh May & Rice | Richmond B.C. Lawyers

MAY, Ralph Albert 

April 5, 1949 – February 24, 2021 

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of one of our founding partners, Ralph Albert May at the age of 71.

Ralph grew up in the farming community of east Richmond.  After high school, he attended the University of British Columbia, obtaining both his Bachelor of Commerce and his law degree. He began articling with the firm in 1974 and was called to the bar on May 20, 1975. His law practice focused very heavily on providing advice to the farming community throughout the province.

In addition to his commitment to our firm, farming remained a big part of Ralph’s life. Over the years, Ralph served as Chairman of the B.C. Cranberry Growers Association, Chairman of the Cranberry Institute of North America, Director of Ocean Spray Cranberries and Founding Director of the B.C. Expropriation Association.

Ralph was also very active in the community of Richmond. He was the Founding Chairman of the Richmond Community Foundation, Former Member of Richmond Gateway Theatre Society, and more recently a Director of the Richmond Hospital Foundation. Ralph was also the Recipient of the Governor General’s Commemorative Medal.

Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Judy (Cruickshank), son Warren (Melinda) Mellia and Jack, daughter Lindsay (Andrew) Siobhan, son Spencer (Sarah) Liam, Connor, Graham and Kaleb. He is also survived by his brother Bruce and sister Louise, their families and many more relatives, colleagues and friends. His son Spencer, also a partner of the firm, has taken over his father’s legacy in providing legal services to the farming community.

A celebration of life will be announced when public health allows a suitable memorial for Ralph.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to the Richmond Hospital Foundation: https://www.richmondhospitalfoundation.com/donate/, or the BC Alzheimer Society: https://alzheimer.ca/bc/en.

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July 15th, 2020

Rob Allan was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Delta Chamber of Commerce, the voice of business in the Delta region. A resident of “Sunny Tsawwassen”, Rob is looking forward to the opportunity to give back to Delta, a community that he and his family are proud to call their home. Watch for announcements in the coming weeks and months here and on our various social media platforms about opportunities to get involved with Delta Chamber events, or feel free to reach out to Rob to discuss the excellent resources that are available to businesses in Delta through the Chamber.

Learn more about Rob’s legal practice and community involvement here.

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