Carly Poissant
Articled Student

I am an Articled Student at HHBG and anticipate being called to the bar in 2017.

Prior to articling at HHBG, I received my law degree from Bond University (Australia) where I received First in Class awards for Evidence and Banking & Finance Law. I also received the Bar Association of Queensland award for client interviewing. During law school, I volunteered with the Queensland Public Interest Legal Clearing House, a community-based legal service providing pro bono legal assistance. I also worked for IBM in information technology. Prior to law school, I obtained a Bachelor of Political Science (Honours) degree from the University of Ottawa, during which I volunteered for Amnesty International and participated in the English Debating Society.

I have also gained a wide range of valuable labour relations experience while working in the legal department at a major provincial union. I spent two years as a member of the union’s provincial bargaining committee where I assisted with drafting proposals, negotiation and ratification of a provincial collective agreement.

Originally from a small farming village in Southwestern Ontario, I moved to British Columbia to escape cold Ontario winters. Outside of work, I currently act as Co-President of the Surrey Women’s Centre Board of Directors. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, running and travelling with my fiancé, especially to Formula 1 races and Seahawks games.

I am also a member of the Canadian Bar Association.

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