Jason Herbert has practised administrative law and litigation with the firm since 1999, and is co-chair of the Canadian Professional Governance and Regulation practice.

Jason’s practice is focussed on advising professional regulatory clients on governance, professional conduct review and discipline, registration, bylaw and policy development, public policy advocacy, regulatory compliance, human rights, labour mobility, access to information and privacy, and risk management. His clients include regulatory bodies for multiple professions in British Columbia.

Jason is also experienced in advising and acting for a wide range of other clients in, or dealing with, the public sector, including educational institutions, energy companies and First Nations.

Jason has appeared as litigation counsel in proceedings before the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada, and before various administrative tribunals, including the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, the British Columbia Utilities Commission and the Yukon Utilities Board. He also frequently represents health profession colleges in mediation and hearing processes before the BC Health Professions Review Board, and practises regularly before that tribunal.

Jason was the Silver Medallist in the 1997 graduating class at the University of Toronto Law School. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1999 after completing a one-year clerkship with the Supreme Court of British Columbia, with Madam Justice Saunders as his principal. Jason has also been a member of the Yukon Bar since 2009.

Jason was also the Governor General’s Medallist for the University of British Columbia Faculty of Arts in 1992, and completed a Masters degree in mathematics at the University of Toronto in 1994. He is also a Past Director and Chair of the Youth Parliament of British Columbia Alumni Society.

Jason is rated AV® Preeminent, the highest peer review rating, by Martindale-Hubbell. He is also listed by Best Lawyers in Canada for Administrative and Public Law, and was recognized by Lexpert in 2010 as a Canadian Litigation Lawyer to Watch.

Jason has chaired the Vancouver office Student Recruitment Committee since 2008.