Jasmeet K. Wahid

Jasmeet K. Wahid’s family law practice is diverse and interesting and often includes complex financial and parenting issues. Her practice also includes unique issues in the areas of adoption, reproductive technology, child protection, and First Nations concerns. Jasmeet appears in all levels of court. She was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2006.

Jasmeet has argued several important appeals including: the posthumous use of reproductive material and the statutory interpretation of the consent provisions of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act [L.T. v. D.T. Estate 2020 BCCA 328]; child’s consent to gender affirming care, family violence and remedies under the Family Law Act [A.B. v. C.D. 2020 BCCA 11 & A.B. v. C.D. 2019 BCCA 297]; and the adoption of a First Nations child and the statutory scheme of the Adoption Act [M.M. v.T.B., 2017 BCCA 296] with application for leave to the Supreme Court of Canada being dismissed.

She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Access Pro-Bono Society of British Columbia, British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) FLA3 Law Reform Project Committee and Indian Summer Arts Society’s Board of Directors.

Jasmeet is a contributor to continuing education seminars for other lawyers, and co-chairs or presents regularly at conferences or meetings on various issues for the Canadian Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Society, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, PBLI, and York University, Osgoode Professional Development.

In her spare time, Jasmeet has managed to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, ride a camel in the Indian desert, complete marathons in both Hawaii and New York and is working on her creative writing.

‍In addition to English, Jasmeet is also fluent in Punjabi.

To book an appointment, please contact Kim Shelkie at kshelkie@agdnlaw.ca.