Sarah Péloquin

Senior Associate

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Sarah's practice includes all aspects of domestic arbitration and commercial litigation. Sarah acts for clients in a broad range of matters, including contract disputes, defamation and media law, construction and real estate litigation, and appeals.

Sarah has successfully represented clients and assisted senior counsel on a number of complex commercial matters at all levels of court in British Columbia. She also regularly appears as counsel in significant commercial arbitration proceedings in Canada. Sarah has extensive experience with contractual dispute resolution procedures, including settlement meetings, referee procedures and hearings, and jurisdictional issues.

Prior to joining BLG, Sarah clerked for the Honourable Madam Justice Gagné of the Federal Court and Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada.

Sarah is fluently bilingual in French and English and can advise on matters in both official languages.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Advocates’ Society
  • Member, Association des juristes d'expression française de la Colombie-Britannique (AJEFCB)
  • Member, ICC Canada Arbitration Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member, Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners

Awards & Recognitions

  • Received the Richard R. Sugden, Q.C. Prize in Trial Advocacy while completing the Allan McEachern Advanced Trial Advocacy Course.
  • Awarded Second Place Factum at the Laskin Moot, a national bilingual moot court competition in constitutional and administrative law, where Sarah mooted in French.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Saskatchewan, 2019
  • Ontario, 2017
  • British Columbia, 2017
  • JD, University of British Columbia, 2016
  • BFA, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, 2013