Mr. Conroy's practice is primarily in the criminal law area and related constitutional and administrative law matters including matters arising out of the administration of sentences of imprisonment in both Federal and Provincial prisons and conditional release or parole and other similar issues. In essence his interests are in protecting individuals from the abuse of power by governments at all levels and to ensure that those exercising statutory power do so fairly and within their jurisdiction. Mr. Conroy has also been involved as counsel in various Constitutional challenges under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in relation to drug prohibition and in relation to the Vancouver Supervised Injection Site and the prohibition against cannabis (marihuana) and serves on the Board of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law.
The firm's principal is John W. Conroy, Q.C. Mr. Conroy is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Law School, class of 1971 and was called to the Bar of British Columbia on May 15, 1972.
He was appointed Queen's Counsel in January, 1996.