Richard Fowler, Q.C. regularly represents clients in all levels of Court in British Columbia and in the Yukon. He has extensive experience in both jury and non-jury trials of allegations such as murder, manslaughter, sexual offences, kidnapping, extortion, drug offences, fraud, dangerous offender hearings, and serious driving offences.
He has successfully argued appeals in the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Court of Appeal for Yukon, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before the Review Board designated to assess the needs of individuals found unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible because of mental disorder. He represents clients in courthouses across B.C. and Yukon as well as in Youth Court.
Richard has extensive experience working as part of a legal team on large, complex cases. His experience includes managing a team of lawyers representing one of the accused in the Air India case and he was co-counsel with David Gibbons, Q.C. on the successful defence of former B.C. Premier Glen Clark against breach of trust and fraud charges.