Meet Our Team
CINDY SILVER B.A (Hons.) 1987 J.D. 1993
Cindy Silver received her B.A. (Hons.) from University of Saskatchewan in 1987. In 1991, she graduated from University of British Columbia with her LL.B. and was called to the BC bar in 1993.
Cindy has a broad range of legal experience in litigation and solicitor’s work. Through her 20-year career, Cindy has appeared before all levels of courts, including the BC Court of Appeal, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Over the years, Cindy has developed valuable interpersonal skills that enhance her effectiveness in mediation and negotiation. This influences her work in real estate, contracts and corporate law so that she is able to successfully represent a client’s interest and perspective.
In 2007, Cindy founded Silver Law. The ideas behind this personalized North Shore law firm are simple: to create an environment founded on a mix of old-style and contemporary business principles: combining professionalism and expertise with great customer service and a relaxed,welcoming environment.
Silver Law’s goal is to develop working relationships with people who share common business values, including mutual respect. The purpose: to maintain an atmosphere where work is meaningful and a pleasure. This ensures that the positive energy of the team flows to our client services.
Cindy Silver has been actively involved in the North Shore community for twenty years, holding many elected and volunteer positions. Through Silver Law, she is committed to giving back to the community and offers a variety of pro bono services where they are needed.
QAINOOR KHAN NURANEY
Qainoor Khan Nuraney Barrister & Solicitor
Qainoor is an associate lawyer at Silver Law with a broad range of legal experience in real estate, wills & estates, corporate and commercial law.
Before joining Silver Law, Qainoor worked with a downtown Vancouver business law firm recognized by LEXPERT and Best Lawyers Canada, and was an Articled Student with a highly recognized law firm in Vancouver practicing in real estate, corporate and commercial law.
Qainoor was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. After receiving her law degree from the University of Reading, United Kingdom in 2010, she was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Qainoor moved to Vancouver in the fall of 2011 and was Called to the Bar of British Columbia in July 2017.
Qainoor has brought to Silver Law a passion for the law and an understanding of the value of multi-cultural communication and interaction in a diverse, globalised society.
Qainoor’s positive attitude and enthusiasm for the law contribute toward an enjoyable and productive work environment.
Lea Silver Paralegal
Lea Silver studied Business Management at BCIT and began working with Silver Law in 2009. Her experience at the firm has given her a thorough understanding and mastery over our practiced areas of law, specializing in real estate.
Lea’s natural people skills translate to exceptional customer service in her work as a conveyancer and paralegal. She enjoys the quick pace and excitement of working in law, and cites helping people buy their first home as one such example.
Lea’s dedication, attention to detail, and enthusiasm make her a valued member of the Silver Law team.
Katherine grew up in North Vancouver, BC. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology as well as obtained her Legal Studies Certificate from Simon Fraser University, where she completed a practicum semester at a north shore firm and graduated with distinction in 2014. Katherine then attended law school at the University of Victoria and summered at law firms in Vancouver. During her last semester of law school, Katherine was a temporary Articling Student at the Law Centre, where she provided free legal services relating to various areas of law and appeared in court on behalf of clients.
Katherine received her Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law in 2017 and anticipates to be called to the British Columbia bar in 2018. Katherine is currently articling with our firm and is particularly interested in real estate, business, wills and estates, as well as family law. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys traveling to warm places, exploring the outdoors and painting.