Troy DeSouza is one of the most recognized names in local government litigation in British Columbia. With 25 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. Troy is also a highly sought-after speaker and educator in the field of statutory compliance and enforcement. Called to the Bar in 1998, Troy 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, Troy was named the Top Lawyer Under 40 on Vancouver Island.
Troy DeSouza also served 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, and legal counsel to, the Local Government Compliance & Enforcement Association of BC (LGCEA). Troy is a long-time resident of Victoria, BC, where he resides with his wife Kismet and their two daughters.