Deryck is a part of Baker Newby’s family, criminal and civil litigation departments. Known for never shying away from a challenge, Deryck can regularly be found in court advocating for his clients in high conflict cases. When out of court, Deryck strives to apply alternate dispute resolution techniques to bring about creative solutions for his clients’ problems.
From humble origins, Deryck grew up in Boston Bar, British Columbia where he worked at his parents’ garage from a young age. After graduating high school, Deryck attended at the University of Victoria where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in British History and English Literature. Deryck remained at UVic for his Master’s Degree in History before attending Thompson Rivers University where he completed his Juris Doctorate in 2018.
Deryck first joined Baker Newby as a summer student in 2017, and later completed his articles with Baker Newby before joining as an associate. Deryck was called to the bar in 2019.
In his spare time, Deryck enjoys travelling, reading, cooking, and trap shooting. In addition to being a lawyer, Deryck is a published photographer and author. He is also a proud uncle of his five nieces and nephews.