Greg DelBigio has conducted a significant number of appeals before the Courts in British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Greg has argued appeals related to Charter Rights, issues relating to jury trials, and challenges to the constitutional validity of legislation. This includes appeals to the Supreme Court of Canada which related to challenges to legislation in relation to criminal organizations and terrorist activities in Canada.

Greg DelBigio accepts referrals from trial counsel and has experience taking conduct of appeals or assisting trial counsel to prepare and argue appeals in BC and at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Greg Delbigio is able to represent clients on appeal in a wide variety of areas including:

  • murder
  • assault
  • drug trafficking
  • proceeds of crime and money laundering
  • sentencing
  • tax related criminal convictions

Some of the reported appeal cases on which Greg was counsel are:

  • Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2007 SCC 9 New Brunswick (Minister of Health and Community Services) v. G. (J.), [1999] 3 SCR 46
  • R. v. Pires (2005) 201 CCC (3d) 449 (SCC)
  • R. v. Turcotte (2005) 200 CCC (3d) 289 (SCC)
  • R. v. Bagri (2004) 184 CCC (3d) 449 (SCC)
  • R. v. Fowler (1986) 68 BCAC 270
  • Festing v. Canada (Attorney General) (2001) 157 CCC (3d) 97 (BCCA)
  • R. v. Castro (2001) 157 CCC (3d) 255 (BCCA)
  • R. v. Mojtahedpour (2003) 171 CCC (3d) 428 (BCCA)
  • R. v. Mooring (1999) 137 CCC (3d) 324 (BCCA)
  • Netherlands v. Clarkson (2000) 146 CCC (3d) 482 (BCCA)
Recent News
19 Nov 2012

In July 2012, Mr. DelBigio joined leading tax firm Thorsteinssons LLP as Counsel in that firm’s tax litigation group. Mr. DelBigio will be offering clients his significant expertise in cases involving tax evasion, search and seizure and constitutional defences. Mr. DelBigio will continue to service ongoing clients and offer criminal defence services for other criminal.

17 Jun 2010

As recently reported by the Canadian Bar Association, the Air India Inquiry final report, released on June 17, made a number of recommendations that were consistent with proposals made by the CBA in its intervention at the Inquiry. The report singled out the CBA’s submissions on the relationship between intelligence and evidence and the challenges.

2 May 2010

“Court can order lawyers to work for free,”* April 9, 2010, Lawyers Weekly. View the article. In this case a criminal defence lawyer (Cunningham) was employed by Yukon Legal Aid to represent an accused charged with sexual offences against a young child. The accused failed to update his financial information as required by Legal Aid.