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Ms. Palbinder Shergill

Member, Cabinet of Canadians

Ms. Palbinder Shergill PARTNER, SHERGILL & COMPANY

Palbinder Kaur Shergill, QC, is a lawyer and mediator. She was appointed as Queens Counsel in 2012. Her practice focusses on personal injury law, complex commercial and general litigation cases, class actions, and constitutional law.

In addition to her private practice, Palbinder is the General Legal Counsel for the World Sikh Organization of Canada. She is a leading Canadian human rights advocate, appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada in landmark human rights cases dealing with religious freedoms. Palbinder is currently serving her fourth term as a Governor for the Trial Lawyers Association of BC. She has served as a Director of the Fraser Health Authority (FHA) Board and as National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section.

Palbinder is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and community organizations, addressing issues such as culture and identity, human rights, and gender equity. She lives in Surrey, British Columbia, with her husband and 3 children.

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