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More than 50% of Gary Botting's practice is in appellate law. In 2017, he took a landmark case of R. vs. Boutilier to the Supreme Court of Canada, to challenge the constitutionality of dangerous offender law. He has also taken dozens of extradition cases to appeal and judicial review in the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Court strikes indeterminate sentence for Botting's client

British Columbia criminal lawyer Gary Botting fought successfully to strike the indeterminate sentence placed on his client follow…Read more

From his office in Greater Vancouver, BC, Gary Botting, barrister, serves clients throughout British Columbia in criminal defence and criminal appeals. His firm is committed to providing excellent representation for all clients, including strong advocacy and knowledgeable legal advice. Dr. Botting has more than 25 years of experience as a Vancouver lawyer and is the author of 30 books, many of them on the law.

Appeals to the British Columbia Court of Appeal

Experienced Vancouver criminal defence appeal lawyer Dr. Gary Botting handles a wide range of appeals to the British Columbia Court of Appeal, including:

  • Conviction appeals
  • Sentence appeals
  • Bail appeals
  • Appeals of interlocutory orders

Appeals require technical precision and an in-depth understanding of not just the law but criminal procedure. He is also familiar with the rigid deadlines involved in filing an appeal. As an experienced Vancouver criminal appeal lawyer, he continuously stays updated with recent criminal case developments so that he can prepare the strongest arguments for clients' appeal.

Appeals to the Supreme Court of Canada

Botting pens open letter on remedying wrongful convictions

British Columbia criminal lawyer Gary Botting has written an open letter to David Milgaard to support changes to the way wrongful …Read more

Crown stays charges against Botting's client after new trial ordered

The Crown has stayed the charges against criminal appellate lawyer Gary Botting 's client after a British Columbia court quashed a…Read more