Khash Hemmati, BA, MA, LLB
Khash completed his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts at Simon Fraser University. During his studies, Khash was awarded six scholarships, including the Graduate International Research Travel Award to conduct research at Harvard, Library of Congress in Washington D.C., and the National Archives of the United Kingdom for his Masters thesis.
After beginning work at Sodagar Nielsen, Khash was encouraged to pursue a career in law. He has earned his LL.B with Honours at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, where he was awarded the Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Prize for Top Performing First Year Student.
Khash is currently completing a Master of Laws at Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.
Khash has also worked as a Clerk at the Provincial Court of British Columbia.
Khash summered at Sodagar Nielsen Law Group. As a Summer Student, Khash appeared with Ms. Sodagar before both the Provincial and Supreme Court of British Columbia on various acrimonious family files. He has also worked on immigration files where he prepared pleadings to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and the Federal Court of Canada .
He continues to develop his knowledge of family, immigration and civil law, with a mandate to move clients forward with compassion.
Khash has a passion for soccer, art, architecture and history, which has encouraged him to travel in his spare time in pursuit of his interests.