|Premier Christy Clark|
And Geoffrey Cowper, QC, just happens to be the lawyer who spearheaded the 2002 defence for then-BC Liberal Attorney General Geoff Plant - who was facing a motion of non-confidence by members of the Law Society of BC over - wait for it - Plant's failure to properly fund the judicial system!
The motion of non-confidence in Plant passed overwhelming by a vote of 717 to 83.
UPDATE #1: Thanks to Ron1 commenting below for pointing out that Cowper's firm Fasken Martineau gave $10,000 to - guess - Christy Clark's BC Liberal leadership campaign.
That wouldn't necessarily mean too much in a big law firm but Geoff Cowper's name is one of two listed in brackets after Fasken Martineau, indicating he is a Director - a requirement of Elections BC for "an unincorporated organization" - which strangely is how the donation is also coded.
Elections BC financial donation records show that Fasken Martineau has given over $175,000 to the BC Liberal Party since 2005. It also gave $885 to the BC NDP in 2010.
The motion at the Special General Meeting was introduced by Victoria lawyer Michael Mulligan, who spoke at the May 22, 2002 gathering, and was reported by the Law Society as saying: