Joana Thackeray is a Vancouver-based lawyer with expertise in litigation, judicial and appellate review, administrative, constitutional, and human rights law.  She has appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia, in the Supreme Court of Canada, and before a variety of administrative boards and tribunals in British Columbia. Prior to her call to the bar, she was a law clerk for the Honourable Mr. Justice Thomas Cromwell of the Supreme Court of Canada and for justices at the British Columbia Court of Appeal. She received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2008, and a graduate degree in law from the University of Oxford (Wadham College) in 2017. While in private practice, Joana acted for a broad range of clients in the private and public sectors, including non-profit advocacy organizations such as West Coast LEAF. She has a strong interest in comparative human rights, equality and constitutional law. Joana currently practices as legal counsel in the Legal Services Branch of the Ministry of Attorney General.