Appellate Advocacy

Peck and Company dedicates a substantial part of our practice to conducting appeals. Our lawyers have represented clients on appeal with respect to a broad range of legal issues, including those relating to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Peck and Company lawyers have acted in many notable appeals before the British Columbia Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.  Our appellate work includes the following representative examples:

  • R v Sharpe, 2001 SCC 2
  • R v Nette, 2001 SCC 78
  • R v Khela, 2009 SCC 4
  • United Mexican States v Ortega [2006] 2 S.C.R. 120
  • United States of America v Burns [2001] 1 S.C.R. 283
  • R. v Fliss [2002] 1 S.C.R. 535
  • R v Lising and Pires [2005] 3 S.C.R. 343
  • Festing v Canada (Attorney General) 2001 BCCA 732


To discuss a possible appeal of a conviction or sentence, please contact Peck and Company at 604-669-0208 or via email at