Matthew Nathanson

Matthew Nathanson Is a Criminal Defence lawyer practicing out of downtown Vancouver.

He has handled cases at all levels of court in British Columbia. as well as in the federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Matthew has also represented clients in other Canadian jurisdictions such as Alberta. Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

Matthew has also assisted clients outside of Canada by liaising with counsel in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Matthew specializes in complex criminal trials. He also has extensive experience dealing with constitutional arguments, appeals, and media sensitive cases.

Matthew is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, the Canadian Bar Association and its criminal sub-section, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In addition, he is a past member of the Advocates Club, is a Guest Lecturer at the University of British Columbia’s Advanced Trial Advocacy Program, a panelist at the Inns of Court Program, and has been involved with the U.B.C. “Innocence Project”.

Schuyler Roy

Schuyler Roy

Prior to attending law school, Schuyler obtained a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Regina. This was followed by a move to Spain where he obtained a Master’s degree. He then obtained his law degree from the University of Victoria.
During his legal studies Schuyler developed an interest in criminal defence as a member of the mock criminal trial team and by working at The Law Centre legal clinic. While in Victoria Schuyler also worked for a prominent criminal defence firm where he worked on numerous cases involving charges such as large-scale drug trafficking and murder.

Nancie Kyte

Nance Kyte is the legal administrative assistant to Matthew Nathanson.

Nancie graduated from University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She has been a legal assistant since 2000.

Nancie is responsible for the administrative side of the office, including managing the court calendars, correspondence with Crown Counsel, and liaising with clients. Nancie has significant experience helping manage complex criminal trials and has a good working knowledge of the procedural steps that need to be taken to make sure clients interests are properly protected.

Nancie routinely asists clients with financial matters and in facilitating access to the lawyers in a timely way.

Nancie's considerable experience and organizational skills keep the office running smoothly, and allow the lawyers to concentrate on the legal aspects of cases. Nancie also ensures that urgent matters are dealt with as they arise, and the lawyers are promptly informed of all issues that affect our clients' cases.


MN Law is a Criminal Defence firm with experience representing clients charged with a broad range of offences.

The lawyers at MN Law have defended cllents charged with murder, manslaughter, kidnapping, criminal organization offences, conspiracy, drug offences, firearms and weapons offences, assault, threatening, and sexual offences.

They have also represented clients in fraud cases, computer - related matters and driving cases. In addition, they have experience in extradition cases, administrative matters, and appeals. The lawyers at MN Law routinely negotiate with Crown Counsel and the police in order to prevent criminal charges from being laid, and to deal with preliminary matters such as bail.

The offices of MN Law can be reached 24 hours a day in emergency situations.


604.608.6185 - (24 Hour)

Marine Building
1000 - 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8