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Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel

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Lindsay Williams

Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel

People

Lindsay Williams

Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel

Lindsay Williams practices in the area of insurance defence, with a focus on professional liability and occupier’s liability.

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Lindsay Williams practices in the area of insurance defence, with a focus on professional liability and occupier’s liability.

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Lindsay frequently acts as senior counsel for architects, engineers, mortgage and insurance brokers, health and wellness professionals, stratas, landlords, bars and restaurants, large retail operations and maintenance companies. A large portion of her practice involves personal injury defence.

Lindsay has experience representing clients at all levels of court in Canada. She has appeared in provincial and supreme courts, in both trial and chambers. She also has experience practicing in several administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal and the Civil Resolutions Tribunal. She has significant experience with mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Lindsay enjoys being involved in the legal community, particularly with respect to student development and mentorship. She has provided seminars to various industry groups on topics including damages, builders liens and professional standards of care. She has also volunteered as a moot court judge at the UBC Allard School of Law, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia and Thompson Rivers University School of Law.

Admissions

  • British Columbia (2013)

Education

  • JD, University of Calgary (2012)
  • BA (Honours), Queen’s University (2008)

Memberships

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
Experience
  • Acted as counsel for developers and contractors in claims respecting injuries to pedestrians in construction sites
  • Acted as counsel for engineers in claims respecting allegedly negligent design of roadways, sprinkler systems, and residential building components
  • Acted as counsel for manufacturers and retailers in claims for damages arising from defective products, including bathroom fittings, medical equipment, footwear and commercially manufactured food products
  • Acted as counsel for owners, tenants and maintenance contractors in slip and fall and trip and fall cases
  • Acted as counsel for physiotherapists, nurses and laser technicians in claims regarding injuries arising from allegedly negligent provision of services
  • Acted as counsel for many other professionals in myriad other claims, including architects, realtors, lawyers, mortgage brokers, arborists, wedding planners and interior designers

Presentations

  • “Litigation Basics”, Compensatory Damages for Personal Injury in Tort Cases, 2022
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, 2019

Publications

  • “The What, Why When and How of Third Party Claims”, SHK Law Corporation Insights, October 2019
  • “Formal Offers to Settle”, SHK Law Corporation Insights, June 2020
  • “Document Production Obligations in Litigation" SHK Law Corporation Insights, December 2020
Sectors

Sectors

  • Accountants

  • Construction Professionals

  • Employment Practices Liability

  • Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Lawyers

  • Professional Liability

  • Real Estate

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Compliance

  • Construction Disputes

  • Corporate & Shareholder Disputes

  • Employment & Advisory

  • Professional Services

  • Projects & Construction