Jasmeet Wahid is a partner at Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP. Her family law practice is diverse and interesting. It often includes complex financial and parenting issues. Her practice also includes unique issues in the areas of adoption, reproductive technology, child protection, and First Nations concerns. Jasmeet appears in all levels of court.

In 2019, she was involved in a significant family law appeal [A.B. v. C.D. 2020 BCCA 11 & A.B. v. C.D. 2019 BCCA 297] concerning a child’s consent to gender affirming care, family violence and remedies under the Family Law Act. In 2017, she was successful in an important case concerning the adoption of a First Nations child and the statutory scheme of the Adoption Act [M.M. v.T.B., 2017 BCCA 296] with application for leave to the Supreme Court of Canada being dismissed. In 2015, she was successful in an important appeal concerning the issue of variation of spousal support and whether re-partnering is a material change of circumstances.

Jasmeet enjoys collaborating with colleagues in other practice areas involving challenging family law and related issues. In her spare time, Jasmeet has managed to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, ride a camel in the Indian desert and complete a marathon in Hawaii. She is searching for her next adventure.


LL.B., University of Calgary, 2005

B.A., University of British Columbia, 2002

Family Law Mediator under the Family Law Act, 2019

Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Executive Education course, 2019

Bar Admissions

British Columbia, 2006

Professional Activities

Jasmeet is a contributor to continuing education seminars for other lawyers, and co-chairs or presents regularly at conferences or meetings on various issues.

Presenter/Chair on Continuing Legal Education Topics

  • Presenter at York University, Osgoode Professional Development re: Fertility 2020: Critical and Emerging Issues, Feb. 4, 2020
  • Presenter at CLEBC 12th Biennial Family Law Conference, July 5, 2019
  • Co-chair at CLEBC Family Law Provincial Court Practice Conference, March 7, 2019
  • Presenter at CLEBC Conference: Hot Topics in Family Law Part II: Good Lawyering for Bad Parenting, Oct.26, 2018
  • Co-chair at CLEBC Conference: Hot Topics in Family Law: Navigating  the Financial Landscape, June 8, 2018
  • Co-Chair at CLEBC Conference: Family Law Provincial Court Practice, Feb. 9, 2017

Presenter at Canadian Bar Association Events

  • Presenter at Vancouver CBA Immigration Law Section Meeting: Intersection of Family and Immigration Law, Oct. 31, 2018
  • Presenter at CBA Webinar: Adoption Law: The Basics and Then Some…, June 21, 2017
  • Presenter at Vancouver CBA Family Law Meeting re: FMEP and MCFD: Beyond the Acronyms, Feb.18, 2016
  • Presenter at Vancouver CBA Family Law Meeting re: Child, Family and Community Service Act (CFCSA) - Views from the Trenches, Feb. 3, 2011

Other Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association: Re-elected Executive Member
  • Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia

Publications, Press & Notable Cases



Practice Areas


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