Sukhmani Dhaliwal

Sukhmani obtained her undergraduate degree in political science and legal studies at Simon Fraser University. After obtaining her degree she worked for the Ministry of Labour as an Employment Standards Officer. She was a member of the farm labour team and was responsible for ensuring farm labour contractors were complying with the Employment Standards Act.  It was here that she discovered her passion for interpreting legislation, so she decided to go to law school. She attended the University of New South Wales and obtained her Juris Doctor. She worked at a legal aid clinic in Sydney, Australia before returning home to Vancouver in 2014. She has been working as personal injury lawyer ever since. She obtained her Master of Law in Energy and Infrastructure from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2021.


Since obtaining her degrees she has helped hundreds of people navigate the legal system using hard work, compassion, and empathy; skills she learned growing up as a child of immigrant parents. Sukhmani has appeared in the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. She volunteers as a lawyer for Access Pro Bono. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and South Asian Bar Association. She is a member of the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Group of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.  


Sukhmani was a lifeguard for 10 years before obtaining her law degrees. Outside the office you will find her swimming or teaching her son and husband how to swim. She enjoys travelling and food photography.


Sukhmani can fluently read and write Punjabi and Hindi.