Laith Sarhan is a 2017-2018 articling student in the Vancouver office of Cassels Brock. He first joined the firm as a summer student in 2016.
Laith received his J.D. from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. During his time in law school, Laith sought opportunities to be involved and challenge himself. After his first year of law school, Laith worked as a research assistant for Professor Joost Blom, Q.C., where he researched the law of economic torts in order to assist with the revision of the book, Economic Interests in Canadian Tort Law. In his second year of law school, Laith completed a practicum with the Allard International Justice & Human Rights clinic. As a clinician, he researched international asset recovery processes that purport to aid in anti-corruption efforts. In his final year of law school, Laith spent a semester abroad in France at Jean Moulin University Lyon 3 to study French civil law and public international law. Throughout his time in law school, Laith was a Director of the Allard Law & Business Society.
Laith graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialization in Accounting from the Sauder School of Business. During his undergraduate studies, he was a member of the travelling Model United Nations team that attended conferences in Singapore and Boston. He was the Director of Operations & Logistics for the Harvard World Model United Nations 2012 conference in Vancouver. In his final year of his undergraduate, Laith completed a study abroad term at HEC Paris.
In his spare time, Laith enjoys reading, cooking and meditation. Laith speaks Arabic and French.