“At Faisal Mirza and Lambert Kwok Defence Lawyers, we believe an exceptional legal defence requires the presence of a number of fundamental ingredients: a client-centred defence; a strong command of legal concepts; and a big picture identification of all the serious long term effects a criminal conviction could have on a client’s future life.”
We believe that the client is instrumental in the decision making process for their legal defence. It is our expectation that each client will fully participate in every aspect of their own defence, including key strategic decisions and trial preparation. Prior to a client making a decision, it is pivotal they be fully informed. At Faisal Mirza and Lambert Kwok Defence Lawyers, we will ensure every client understands all the benefits and risks to all potential legal issues surrounding their legal case prior to making any strategic decisions.B
Strong Command of Legal Concepts:
Given that laws constantly change and new legal cases can reshape the interpretation of laws, it is our belief that all lawyers engaged in a defence practice must keep current with all new emerging legal issues. At Faisal Mirza and Lambert Kwok Defence Lawyers, our lawyers keep up to date by lecturing on new legal topics, engage in written legal commentary of emerging issues, and focus on how best to apply these new changes in the law and caselaw to serve the client’s best interest.C
Identification / Prevention of the Long Term Effects of a Criminal Conviction:
Criminal convictions can have far reaching effects on a client’s life besides their immediate criminal jeopardy. We believe that a comprehensive defence requires the defence lawyers to fully turn their mind to all potential effects a criminal conviction could have on a client’s long term future such as: the client’s immigration status and the potential for deportation; employment / future employment opportunities; liability from potential civil lawsuits; ability to travel to foreign countries; and family law proceedings involving divorce and custody / access to the children.