Troy DeSouza

Troy DeSouza is one of the most recognized names in local government litigation in British Columbia today. With over 20 years of legal experience advising and representing local government clients throughout the Province, Troy makes regular appearances in the Provincial, Supreme and Court of Appeal Courts in British Columbia. Mr. DeSouza is also a highly sought after speaker and educator in the field of statutory compliance and enforcement. Troy was called to the Bar in 1998. He obtained his law degree from the University of Windsor and received the J.W. Whiteside Award for community service as Student President of the Law School. In 2006, he was named the Top Lawyer Under 40 on Vancouver Island.

Troy DeSouza also serves in a federally appointed quasi-judicial role as Member of the Military Police Complaints Commission. Troy is past chair of the CBA-BC Municipal Lawyers Section, involved with multiple professional associations and most importantly, is an Honourary Member of the Licensing Inspectors and Bylaw Officer’s Association of BC. Troy is a long time resident of Victoria, B.C., where he resides with his wife Kismet and two daughters, one of which he is a soccer coach to, much to the chagrin of said daughter.