We continue to provide a full range of legal services despite the challenges of the current pandemic. New procedures have been implemented at our office to comply with social distancing and sanitizing requirements to protect the health and safety of our lawyers, staff and clients. Most meetings with clients are being conducted by phone or virtually using Zoom and other communication media, however when necessary we are also scheduling in-office appointments. Prior to attending our office, you will be asked a series of questions.
  1. Do you have any symptoms of illness?
  2. Have you been in contact with anyone that has symptoms of illness?
  3. Have you travelled off Vancouver Island in the last 14 days?
Safeguarding the health and safety of our lawyers, staff and clients is our paramount concern, therefore if you answer “yes” to any of the questions above, attendance at our office may not be permitted.   We look forward to assisting you with your legal matters.  

JSGW&M has been providing quality comprehensive legal services to the people and businesses of Southern Vancouver Island for close to 30 years. Wherever you live, work or play – we’re there, too, and our quality lawyers and staff can help guide you through any issue that arises, whether it is in a boardroom or a courtroom.
Every Legal Issue. One Legal Source. We use a multi-faceted approach individually crafted to our clients’ circumstances. The Partners and Associates have expertise in varied areas of the law to better serve our clients.
We draw upon this full spectrum of expertise and use a wide range of strategies and tactics including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation towards cost effective and timely problem prevention and resolution.

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Our Lawyers

In an effort to better serve the communities throughout Southern Vancouver Island, Johns Southward has full-service offices in both Victoria and Duncan. In each of our offices, you will find lawyers experienced in litigation, as well as lawyers experienced in solicitor work.
Our lawyers and staff often work collaboratively together in order to ensure the best possible service is provided, where and when you need it.
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Practice Areas

Business Law
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Personal Injury
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Litigation & Disputes
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Family Law
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Real Estate Law
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Wills & Estate Planning
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Employment Opportunities

JSGW&M is routinely seeking new members to join our firm. We believe the practice of law should be both challenging and rewarding, and the experience and mentorship offered by our current lawyers and staff allows us to provide excellent employment opportunities. Our firm fosters a friendly and inclusive work environment with room for growth and development. We use a team approach in order to provide our clients with the best service possible.
Here you will find links to any current openings available at each of our offices, whether for lawyers, articling students, legal assistants, or other administrative staff members.We welcome applications from all interested candidates. However, please note that only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Contact Us

Victoria Office

Phone: 250.381.7321 | Fax: 250.381.1181
204-655 Tyee Road Victoria, BC V9A 6X5

Duncan Office

Our Duncan office is moving! Effective March 5, 2018, we will be located at 201-64 Station Street in Duncan. Our phone numbers will remain the same.

Phone: 250.746.8779 | Fax: 250.746.8780
201 - 64 Station Street Duncan, BC V9L 1M4