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Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel


Lindsay Williams

Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel


Lindsay Williams

Lindsay Williams

Senior Counsel


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

Regional experience
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Lindsay specializes in complex casualty claims involving catastrophic personal injury. She frequently acts as senior counsel in multi-party, complex matters involving occupiers' liability, professional liability, product liability, social host liability, health and safety, fraud and construction defects.

Running a client-focused practice, Lindsay spends much of her time defending architects, engineers, aviation professionals, insurance brokers, health and wellness professionals, international retail operations and corporate clients including directors, officers, professional managers and board members specifically in matters involving casualty and bodily injury.

Lindsay has represented clients at all levels of court in Canada and has appeared in front of a majority of the administrative tribunals and dispute resolution forums. She is particularly well known for her skills in mediation and alternative dispute resolution and often represents clients in regulatory proceedings, including investigations and disciplinary hearings.

Above all else, Lindsay is in tune with the needs of her clients and is known to handle sensitive information and situations with the utmost discretion and care.

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.


  • British Columbia (2013)


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


  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • 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


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


  • “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


  • Accountants

  • Construction Professionals

  • Employment Practices Liability

  • Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers

  • Insurance

  • Lawyers

  • Professional Liability

  • Real Estate



  • Commercial Disputes

  • Compliance

  • Construction Disputes

  • Corporate & Shareholder Disputes

  • Employment & Advisory

  • Professional Services

  • Projects & Construction