FAMILY LAWYER, VANCOUVER
About Kit Perrick
Kit is an experienced lawyer with a unique background. He was born and raised in North Vancouver where he enjoyed playing hockey, skiing, and sea kayaking. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees from the University of British Columbia in 1996 and 1999, respectively. Subsequently, he obtained his law degree from the University of Calgary in 2003, with additional studies in international and maritime law at the University of Oslo in Norway.
Before being called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2004 and Manitoba in 2005, Kit worked as a secondary school teacher. For the past 19 years, he has practiced civil litigation, specializing in Aboriginal law, civil rights cases, personal injury, and family law. His extensive experience in these areas has given him a unique sense of compassion, patience, and trauma-informed advocacy, which he brings to his clients.
Kit has earned national respect and honed his professionalism as a passionate advocate for victims/survivors of abuse, frequently advocating on behalf of First Nations across Western Canada. He has worked collaboratively with the Department of Justice and Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs as Plaintiff counsel for over 15 years. In 2019, he became a BC Law Society accredited Family Law Mediator. Kit’s professional cross-competencies as a lawyer, teacher, and mediator make him a strong advocate with valuable experience working on behalf of his clients. When not spending time with his three children, Kit can be found exploring the wilderness or kayaking in remote locations such as Kyuquot Sound or the West Coast of Vancouver Island.