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Sukhminder Virk is an associate with a mixed solicitor’s practice including Corporate and Commercial Law, Estate and Incapacity Planning and Administration, and Real Estate. After launching his own firm in 2012 in South Surrey, he brought his award-winning practice to LK Law in 2015.
In his corporate practice, Sukhminder advises both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He has experience in business structures, professional corporations, corporate governance, complex corporate reorganizations and business mergers and acquisitions.
Sukhminder’s trust and estate practice focuses on working with clients and their families to address all aspects of estate planning and ensuring a smooth succession, including complex tax, estate, and family issues. Sukhminder has acted in the BC Supreme Court in regard to estate matters, including issues of breach of trust, contesting wills, wills variation claims, and Committeeships.
Sukhminder understands that corporate and personal planning requires a complete understanding of clients’ needs, including personal, family, and business issues. Using his knowledge of the law, he is focused on finding the most practical solution for his clients.
Sukhminder is active in the community volunteering with various charities. He provides leadership as a Governor of the Justice Institute of British Columbia and serves as a member of its Governance Committee.
Sukhminder earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Simon Fraser University in 2006. He then attended Kingston University in London, United Kingdom, where he earned a Bachelor of Law (Honours) in 2009.
Fluent in English and Punjabi, Sukhminder can communicate with his clients in their chosen language.
Sukhminder enjoys hiking, reading, movies, and spending time with family and friends.
- Acquisition Magazine’s Wealth Planning Law Firm of the Year 2013, 2014
- Director, Fraser Valley Estate Planning Council
- Secretary, BC Liberal Party
- Surrey Board of Trade (Member, Development and Land Use Team)
- Governor, Justice Institute of British Columbia (Member, Governance Committee)
- Director, Guru Nanak Education Society of BC (2008-2011)
- Director, Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society (2010-2012)
Bar AdmissionsBritish Columbia, 2012
EducationBachelor of Law (Honours), Kingston University, London, UK, 2009 Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), Simon Fraser University, 2006
Memberships and AffiliationsSurrey Board of Trade - Land Use & Development Committee Member Trial Lawyers Association of BC South Asian Bar Association of BC Society of Trust and Estate Practioners Canada (Student Member) Canadian Bar Association, Business Law and Wills and Trusts Subsections Fraser Valley Estate Planning Council Institute of Corporate Directors