Osgoode Hall Law School – Toronto, Ontario

He graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction; and graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto, Ontario with his law degree (LL.B). Currently, he is a candidate for a Masters of Laws at the London School of Economics. He has been called to the Bars of Alberta, British Colombia and Ontario. He is currently an active member of the Law Society of Alberta and Ontario who specializes in Criminal Defence. Under the Inter-Provincial mobility agreement, Mr. Patel is permitted to practice in various jurisdictions throughout Canada on an interim basis.

London school of Economics – London, UK

The Hague Academy of International Law during his academic training, Mr. Patel attended ‘The Hague Academy of International Law‘ in Den Haag, the Netherlands at the Peace Palace where he secured a certificate in advanced public and private international law. He worked as a junior consultant for the United Nations Economic and Social Council- NGO section (ECOSOC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York, and as a personal legal research assistant for a Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Netherlands.

Mr. Patel accepts all criminal and removal cases in Ontario and Alberta including:

Crown Prosecutor...

Crown Prosecutor in the Criminal Driving Unit

In 2008, Mr. Patel relocated to Calgary, Alberta where he worked with Alberta Justice & the Attorney General as a Crown Prosecutor in the Criminal Driving Unit. As a Crown Prosecutor, he maintained carriage of a varying range of criminal prosecutions, including driving offences (such as impaired driving, dangerous driving causing death, hit and run etc), crimes of violence (such as robbery and aggravated assault) and complex property offences (such as theft and fraud).

Training in...

Training in all Breathalyzer Machines used by the Ontario and Alberta Police Services

Mr. Patel has successfully completed his training in the Intoxilyzer 5000c and the RCMP Search Warrant Course at “K” Division in Edmonton, Alberta. In addition to conducting cases while employed with the prosecution service, Mr. Patel had opportunity teach classes at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (S.A.I.T) on behalf of a senior prosecutor. He also co-lectured classes at the University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law in the field of Immigration Enforcement.