Leena Yousefi

Leena Yousefi

Founder, YLaw Group

Known as the black sheep of business law and founder of YLaw Group, Leena Yousefi is a lawyer and entrepreneur who has succeeded in the business of law. She leads the fastest-growing female-led law firm in British Columbia. Yousefi was successful counsel on several ground-breaking cases in B.C., including a precedent-setting child abduction case that attracted national and international attention, as well as a case that explored religious concepts relating to marriages overseas and the interplay of same and the Canadian justice system. In addition, Yousefi is a tireless contributor and advocate for access to justice, completing more than 700 hours of pro bono work and sponsoring the Best Lawyering Award at the University of Victoria.  

WHAT VOTERS HAD TO SAY:
“Leena is a very respectful and professional lawyer.”
“She is compassionate, smart and competent.”
“Incredible litigator.”

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