Ronald Josephson

Ronald Josephson

Senior Counsel
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Ronald Josephson is the firm's senior counsel. He is known for his effective, tireless and dedicated advocacy on behalf of his clients in the litigation of business disputes.

Ron has a Law degree from each of the University of Cape Town and the University of British Columbia and undergraduate degrees in both Commerce and Arts. He has practiced law as a Barrister before the Trial and Appellate Courts of British Columbia since 1982. Previously, Ron practiced law as an Advocate in the Supreme Court of South Africa at the Trial and Appellate level from 1976 to 1979.

Ron has a broad commercial Litigation practice with a concentration on general business disputes and employment matters, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, securities litigation and franchising disputes. He has been lead counsel on all of his major cases including while he was a partner in a large national law firm with offices across Canada, in the United States, Europe and Asia and since he founded his boutique Barristers firm in 2000.

Ron is a philanthropist at heart and is involved in numerous charitable organizations including the Gratitude Affect Foundation that he found in 2009. See the community page for further details on Ron's philanthropic endeavour.

Ron is also a tournament tennis player and competes in provincial and national events. In the very limited time he is away from his law practice, he travels extensively to interesting parts of the world.

Areas of Practice

  • General Business Disputes and Employment matters
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Securities Litigation
  • Franchising Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1982
  • South Africa, 1977


  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • University of Cape Town
    • Major: Commerce and Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • The Canadian Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Gratitude Affect Foundation, 2009
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