As Senior Legal Counsel with the Ministry of Attorney General, Jacqueline practises constitutional and civil litigation.
Jacqueline Hughes is Senior Legal Counsel with the Ministry of Attorney General, Constitutional and Administrative Law Group. Jacqueline practises predominantly constitutional and civil litigation, and defends Charter claims and a variety of administrative, public law, and human rights matters. Prior to joining the Ministry of Attorney General, Jacqueline worked for over a decade in private practice, articling and practising first at a national firm, then with a top-tier litigation boutique, where she acquired experience in a variety of areas including constitutional matters, human rights, complex multi-party litigation, contractual disputes, construction defects, products liability, fraud, insolvency, employment-related issues and securities matters. Jacqueline has appeared before all levels of the British Columbia courts, the Federal Court and various administrative tribunals.