Why Origin Law?

Our lawyers and staff have successfully represented clients for over a decade in cases ranging from family law to corporate law to personal injury. Our willingness to go to trial and to fight for our clients is one aspect that sets us apart. Because we thoroughly prepare every case for the courtroom, we naturally have the edge required to obtain strong results in settlement negotiations.

We will keep you fully informed about the progress of your case and avoid “legalese.” Telephone calls and emails will be returned promptly. You will have direct access to your lawyer. We have the resources to combat and defeat the insurance industry. When appropriate we will retain the most qualified doctors, psychologists, engineers, investigators and other industry experts to support your case in negotiations and to prove your case at trial.

We handle cases throughout British Columbia and are conveniently located in Surrey. We also have virtual meeting options for those clients who reside outside of the province and/or country. Our lawyers are happy to come to you if your injury/Covid-19 is keeping you from being mobile.

At Origin Law Group, we are committed to obtaining justice on behalf of our clients. It is our sole focus, our mission, and our obligation. Each member of our team commits to:

  • Providing personalized attention and thorough communications to each client at every step of the way.

  • Always keeping your best interests as our primary focus. To always take into account your feelings, opinions, needs, and to always keep your goals as our primary objective.

  • Using all legal, medical and financial resources at our disposal to fight for your rights.

Our Vision

We venture to build our firm’s status by satisfying each of our clients’ needs – one client, and one successful result, at a time. We look forward to growing our support team by adding devoted, personable and accomplished professionals who will enhance our firm. We will grow our legal team by selectively adding lawyers and staff who can bring a diverse approach to client satisfaction

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver to our clients the best possible experience, consisting of comprehensive legal guidance and effective service in a timely manner and at a reasonable price. We personalize our service according to the client’s needs.

The mission of Origin Law Group is to help clients achieve their goals by providing high quality, ethically sound legal and strategic advice. We work with our clients to understand their objectives in order to effectively resolve current issues and anticipate and prevent future problems. We are committed to delivering efficient and cost-effective legal services with a focus on communication, responsiveness, and attention to detail.

Our Values

Our core values guide the way in which we interact with our clients and each other. They are the standard to which we are accountable in all situations.

  1. Integrity: We are dedicated to maintaining the highest ethical standards in our decisions, actions and communications. We work with clients openly, honestly and sincerely. When we say we will do something, we will do it; when we say we cannot or will not do something, then we will not.
  2. Excellence: We are satisfied with nothing less than the very best in everything we do: in our advocacy in court, our up to date knowledge of the law as it evolves , and our strong negotiation acumen.
  3. Trust: Our decisions are consistent with our stated values. We follow through with what we say and we take action.

Meet Our Team

All of our lawyers are dedicate to our mission of delivering the best possible experience, consisting of comprehensive legal guidance and effective service in a timely manner and at a reasonable price. We all believe in personalizing our service according to our client’s needs.

The mission of Origin Law Group is to help clients achieve their goals whether this is buying a new business, settling a divorce, planning your estate, buying a property, dealing with a personal injury or even a human rights issue.

We are able to help our clients in many areas of law and in many aspects of their life. We work with our clients to understand their objectives in order to effectively resolve current issues and anticipate and prevent future problems. We are committed to delivering efficient and cost-effective legal services with a focus on communication, responsiveness, and attention to detail.

Learn more about our team below. Please click on each lawyer to learn more or call our office to set up an appointment. +1 604 265 8400

Subreen Bedi
Barrister & Solicitor – Founder

subreen@originlaw.ca

Known for her highly personable and pragmatic approach, Subreen achieves quick and efficient results for clients. As a seasoned litigator, she practises in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury matters principally in the area of motor vehicle accident claims. In addition, Subreen acts for clients in estate and trust matters, and corporate/commercial litigation.

Subreen has appeared in various levels of court in British Columbia as well as administrative tribunals. She regularly appears in trial at Supreme Court, fighting for her clients when settlement avenues such as mediation and arbitration are exhausted. This is where Subreen thrives.

In addition to her civil litigation practise, Subreen leverages her game-changing litigation insight to work with our corporate department in assisting clients to reach solutions to their most complex corporate and commercial law matters. Specifically, Subreen has taken a special interest in assisting clients in the up and coming cannabis industry.

Born and raised in Surrey, Subreen received her Bachelor’s in Arts Degree (major in Political Science and minor in Communications) locally from S.F.U. in 2006 and her LLB in 2010 from the University of Victoria. Following her call to the bar in 2011, Subreen practised in a boutique litigation firm after which she practised as a top Associate at one of the Lower Mainland’s leading law firms. Drawing on her years of professional success, Subreen established SB Law Group, now Origin Law Group, in 2017.

Subreen dedicates her free time to her two young sons, Milan and Niam, and her husband, Inder, as well as to her fine collection of family and remarkable girlfriends.

Drawing on the words of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Subreen is driven to use whatever talent she has to do her work to the best of her ability.

Sumit Ahuja
Barrister & Solicitor
sumit@originlaw.ca

During his career, Sumit has had the privilege and honour of working with and learning from some of the most respected lawyers in British Columbia. He was called to the bar in British Columbia on April 15, 2011 and commenced his career with a law firm with offices in Vancouver, Surrey, Fort St. John and Kelowna. Sumit was promoted to a managing associate role and assisted with the opening and running of one of the offices.

A fierce and respectable advocate, Sumit has obtained tremendous experience in all levels of Court in British Columbia. In 2014, Sumit joined a large law firm with offices in Vancouver and Langley where he built a busy practice and continued to work for clients in the areas of Family, Immigration and Criminal Law. Sumit has been in recovery from addiction since March 2, 2017. Addiction almost ended his life. It took him away from his beautiful wife and two children. He has personally experienced what his clients feel and deal with – and these experiences have given him perspective and a deeper level of empathy for others. Sumit draws on his own struggles and life to advocate robustly for his clients.

In April 2020, Sumit joined Origin Law Group and represent clients exclusively in the areas of Family and Immigration Law. He is an invaluable member of the team and is intimately involved with the development of Origin Law Group. Outside of law, Sumit is the founder of the #liveBIG Society, which is a not-for-profit organization that raises awareness about addiction. The #liveBIG Society raises funds and assists people suffering from addictions to attend treatment centres and aftercare/monitoring programs. Sumit spends his free time with his amazing family and friends. He loves to play sports and read books. Sumit and his sons especially love football – where Sumit takes an active role as a volunteer coach with the North Surrey Minor League Football.

Jessi Dhanju
Barrister & Solicitor
jessi@originlaw.ca

Jessi is an innovative and committed Lawyer, with a practice focusing on Family Law. In addition, to his busy Family Law practise, Jessi assists clients with Wills and Estate matters, as well as General Civil Litigation.

Jessi has completed his legal education at the University of Manchester, and holds an LLB (Hons), and an LLM (International Human Rights Law). Jessi also holds his qualified arbitrator designation (Q.Arb), and is a chartered professional in human resources (CPHR).

Outside of the office, Jessi dedicates his time to challenging stigma in the world. He is extremely passionate for Human Rights, specifically when it comes to matters relating to gender equality and sex trafficking. Through his own unique lived experiences with an invisible disability, he advocates for those living life with visible and invisible disabilities.

A quote that holds special significance for Jessi is,
“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about” -Haruki Murakami

Simply put, Jessi loves to make SHIFT happen.

Jason Grewal
Attorney at Law – New York
Solicitor – England & Wales
Barrister & Solicitor – British Columbia
jason@originlaw.ca

Jason Grewal, Esq. is a triple qualified (New York, England & Wales, and British Columbia) lawyer trained in international financial hubs at some of the world’s top business and law schools. Jason is a trained and practicing securities, corporate, and VC/PE lawyer. He focuses his practice on representing local and international businesses and entrepreneurs in emerging industries with a specific focus on fintech, blockchain, cannabis, and early stage technology – assisting these companies access the capital markets in various jurisdictions around the world.

Jason has experience with both large international and boutique firms in the UK, US, Malta, Spain, and Canada. He has been involved in various M&A transactions, and has helped raise capital in both the private and public markets. He has assisted with the listing/flotation of companies in both North America and Europe. In the UK and mainland Europe, Jason has assisted companies in relation to the Prospectus Directives and applicable Regulations, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, and the AIM Rules for Companies. In the United States, Jason has assisted companies access the private and public markets through Regulation D offerings, Regulation A+ offerings, crowdfunding campaigns, and other securities related transactions.

Born and raised in the Lower Mainland, Jason’s education journey has taken him around the world. He completed his legal education at the London School of Economics, University of London, and Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain) and holds an L.LB (Hons), and an L.LM (International Business Law). Jason has also attended IE Business School and Cass Business School, City University, and holds an M. Sc. in Global Finance.

Jasmin Kang
Barrister & Solicitor
jasmin@originlaw.ca

Jasmin has been with Origin Law Group since January 2020. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Simon Fraser University. While studying psychology, Jasmin volunteered with the Canadian Diabetes Association and City of Surrey Special Events.

While studying psychology, Jasmin’s interest in human behaviour created a desire to better understand others’ problems and generate solutions that would best fit their needs – particularly, in the field of law. She obtained her Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from the Bond University Faculty of Law in Gold Coast, Australia in 2018. While at Bond, Jasmin gained practical experience by participating in several moot trials, negotiations, mediations, and client interviews. She has developed an interest in the areas of family law, wills and estates, and estate litigation. Jasmin remains passionate about helping clients achieve their goals.

In her spare time, Jasmin enjoys yoga, travelling and trying out new restaurants.

Kevin J. Groves
Barrister & Solicitor
kevin@originlaw.ca

Kevin J. Groves was called to the bar in 2009 and has practiced family law exclusively since 2012. He has appeared in all level of courts in the province, including the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Supreme Court of British Columbia and the B.C. Court of Appeal. He became a family law mediator in 2019.

Kevin has helped hundreds of clients obtain favourable results when they are divorcing, seeking custody and access for their children, dividing property, and applying for child support and spousal support. He knows when to settle, mediate or argue a case at trial. He believes each case requires careful decision making to get the best results. He knows it takes long hours, determination and tenacity to succeed. He enjoys helping clients navigate the often emotionally charged issues in family law to a favourable result. He knows family law is acrimonious. But it is also an opportunity to help someone who is going through one of the worst times in their lives.

When not helping clients, Kevin can be found outnumbered by his children, or RVing to a remote destination.

Reena Gill
Paralegal/Office Manager
reena@originlaw.ca

Reena has been with Origin Law Group since its inception (formerly SB Law Group) as a Paralegal/Office Manager. Reena was instrumental in laying the ground-work of the firm in all areas – Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, and Office Services. Reena brings with her a wealth of knowledge with her 12 years of experience having done both ICBC defence and plaintiff personal injury claims. Reena has mastered the art of clear, concise, and persuasive written communications that sets her apart from her peers. She works closely with our lawyers to oversee the logistical complexities of trial or closing that requires a focus on a multitude of details ranging from numbering exhibits and double-checking budgets to tracking court dates and filing deadlines.

She works collaboratively with outside parties including clients, opposing counsel, experts and vendors. Reena has solid investigative skills in civil, criminal and transactional contexts that are also necessary for tracking down medical records, evidence, documents, and witnesses. Outside of the office, Reena enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

Inder Bedi
Managing Director – Co Founder
inder@originlaw.ca

Inder co-founded Origin Law Group, formerly known as SB Law Group, in 2017 as Managing Director and is responsible for the firm’s day to day business operations. With decades of business development experience, Inder works closely with his management team overseeing Human Resources, Marketing, Information Technology, Finance, and Office Services. Just as exciting are his efforts in the firm’s Business Procurement. Inder has developed integral relationships with health and rehabilitation care service providers, accounting and real estate firms, real estate developers and various other medical and business professionals to help identify their legal needs in order to seamlessly match those needs to the skills and interests of specific lawyers at Origin Law Group.

Inder is a fast paced and driven business executive with deep knowledge of all areas of business. He focuses on unlocking financial value AND making a positive difference in the world. Inder loves to remain up to date with technology and to keep apprised of global events. Prior to founding Origin Law Group, Inder spent 18 years with various multi-national companies and major brands such as Starbucks, Lululemon, FedEx, Scandinavian Tobacco Group, and Colliers International, implementing nation-wide marketing and business development strategies.

During his work experience, Inder also completed his Bachelor’s in Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership. Inder completed further studies at the Sauder School of Business in Executive Education. Inder takes an analytical, logical, and resourceful approach to relationship building, problem solving, prospecting and decision-making. These traits lend a unique perspective in his management role. Inder dedicates his free-time to learning and exceling as a new Golfer and enjoying the outdoors with his wife and two young boys.

Melissa Demeter
Legal Assistant
melissa@originlaw.ca

Melissa is the embodiment of hard work and perseverance. In her endless pursuit of growth, Melissa changed her vocation after dedicating 20+ years to the Service industry. In 2019, she took a leap of faith where she landed in Law.

From that moment onwards, Melissa utilized her extensive customer service skills and uncanny leadership abilities and quickly became the integral Gatekeeper to Mr. Ahuja of our office. He refers to her as the backbone of his practice. Melissa is an “outside-the-box” thinker and uses her own unique life experiences to assist our clients.

Outside of the office, Melissa is a devoted single Mother of two. She understands personally what our clients go through and is with them every step of the way. Melissa loves food, music, exploring BC’s endless forests, reading anything she can get her hands on and decorating herself with tattoos.

“These things will be hard to do, but you can do hard things.”

Rajwi Rani Raniga
Legal Receptionist
rajwi@originlaw.ca

Rajwi joined the Origin Law Group team in January of 2021. She obtained her LLB from the University of Leicester in England and subsequently completed the Internationally Trained Lawyer Pathway Program at the University of Alberta. To complement her formal legal education, Rajwi felt that it was important to gain the practical exposure of a law firm to truly understand its operations. As such, she decided to begin her legal career from the ground up as receptionist. In this role, Rajwi ensures that the firm runs smoothly by providing support to our legal team. Her plan is to article with Origin Law Group in the winter of 2022.

Outside of the firm, Rajwi enjoys reading and spending time with her puppy. She is also an aspiring yogi and an advocate for mindfulness.

Sukhmani Dhaliwal
Legal Assistant
sukhmani@originlaw.ca

Sukhmani is one of the Legal Assistants at Origin Law Group. Sukhmani holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Asian Studies and a Diploma in Youth Justice. Prior to working in the legal field,Sukhmani worked and volunteered in the Social Services field, primarily with marginalized youth and adults.

Outside of work, she spends her time with family and friends. Physical and mental health is of utmost importance to Sukhmani, so whenever given the chance she hits up any of the local mountains for a hiking excursion to get close to nature.

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