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Hunter Litigation Chambers

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Hunter Litigation Chambers

Hunter Litigation Chambers

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Provided by Hunter Litigation Chambers
Canada

Firm Details:

Head of Chambers: Randy J Kaardal, K.C.

Number of partners: 11

Number of lawyers: 11

Languages: English


Members:

William Smart, K.C. (1976)

Randy J Kaardal, K.C. (1988)

Claire Hunter, K.C. (2004 Ont, 2004; NY; 2010 BC)

Paul Heisler (2006)

Brian Duong (2009 Mass; 2009 BC)

Ryan Androsoff (2012)

Shannon Ramsay, K.C. (2003)

Rebecca Robb (2014)

Nicole Gilewicz (2016) *

Julia Roos (2016) *

Monique Evans (2016) *

Aubin Calvert (2016 Ont; 2018 BC) *

Caitlan Ehman (2019) *

Susan Humphrey (2019) *

Maryanna Dinh (2020) *

Simone Penney (2021) *

Amanda Richards (2021 AB; 2022 BC) *

Devin Eeg (2022)

Hayden Cook (2022)

Chantelle van Wiltenburg (2019)

Paul S. Jon (2022 BC)

Martin Taylor, K.C. (1963) ++

* Associate ++ Associate Counsel

Firm Overview:

Hunter Litigation Chambers is regularly recognized as one of the premier dispute resolution firms in Canada. Lead counsel Randy Kaardal K.C., Claire Hunter K.C., and Bill Smart K.C. are each consistently identified in peer-reviewed publications as leading lawyers across various litigation-related categories and subject areas. With deep talent at the associate level, including many former judicial clerks, the firm has the bench strength and ability to handle all manner of commercial, criminal and administrative disputes. The firm routinely acts across a broad spectrum of subject areas including, corporate commercial litigation, class actions (including anti-trust and product liability cases), professional negligence, natural resources disputes, labour and employment, defamation, public and constitutional law, Aboriginal law, and criminal and quasi-criminal prosecutions. In addition to their respective practices before trial courts, administrative and arbitral tribunals, counsel at Hunter Litigation Chambers appear regularly in the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and the Supreme Court of Canada, and in the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. Hunter Litigation Chambers has made significant strides in the legal community, garnering recognition such as being selected among Canada’s Top 10 Civil Litigation Boutiques by Canadian Lawyer in each edition over the past decade. Additionally, the firm found a place in the Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Best Law Firms in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The firm’s consistent presence in top ranks of independent third-party guides, including Lexpert Canada, Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Benchmark Canada, The Legal 500, and Best Lawyers of Canada, further solidifies their standing as a leading provider of litigation service.

Main Areas of Practice:

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration:

Key Clients: BC Lottery Corporation, Taseko Mines Ltd., Baker Hughes, Best Choice Blueberry Farms Ltd.

Contacts: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Claire Hunter, K.C. Tel: 604-891-2403,

Brian T. Duong, Tel: 604-647-3531

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected],

[email protected]

Class Actions:

Key Clients: BC Lottery Corporation, Canada Dry Motts Inc.

Contacts: Claire Hunter, K.C. Tel: 604-891-2403

Emails: [email protected]

Corporate & Securities Litigation:

Key Clients: Eastern Platinum Ltd., BC Securities Commission (Bridgemark Group)

Contacts: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Claire Hunter, K.C. Tel: 604-891-2403

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected]

Aboriginal Litigation:

Key Clients: Taseko Mines Ltd., International Forest Products Limited, City of Richmond

Contacts: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Nicole Gilewicz Tel: 604-647-3534

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected]

Administrative & Public:

Key Clients: BC Lottery Corporation, Canadian Lumber Standards Accreditation Board, Director of Civil Forfeiture, Thomas Fresh Inc., BC Chicken Marketing

Board, Municipal Insurance Association of BC, Trial Lawyers Association of BC

Contacts: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Claire Hunter, K.C. Tel: 604-891-2403

Aubin Calvert, Tel:604-647-3546

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected] ,

[email protected]

Labour & Employment:

Key Clients: Terus Construction Ltd., Container World Forwarding Services Inc., BC School

Superintendents Association

Contact: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Paul D. Heisler Tel: 604-891-2412

Email: [email protected] , [email protected]

Forestry Litigation:

Key Clients: International Forest Products Limited, Teal Cedar Products Ltd.,

Canadian Lumber Standards Accreditation Board

Contacts: Randy Kaardal, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4559, Nicole Gilewicz Tel: 604-647-3534

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected]

Criminal & Regulatory:

Key Clients: College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC, Real Estate Council of BC, Law Society of BC

Contacts: William Smart, K.C. Tel: 604-647-4550, Nicole Gilewicz Tel: 604-647-3534

Emails: [email protected] , [email protected]

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Hunter Litigation Chambers rankings

Canada Guide 2024
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British Columbia
Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Claire Hunter KC
Claire Hunter KC
Spotlight
Litigation: General Commercial
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Litigation: General Commercial
3
Litigation: General Commercial
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Randal Kaardal KC
5
Randal Kaardal KC
5
Band 5
Nationwide - Canada
Agribusiness: Forestry
1 Department
Department
Agribusiness: Forestry
3
Agribusiness: Forestry
3
Band 3
Crime
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
William B. Smart KC
2
William B. Smart KC
2
Band 2
Transportation: Rail & Road
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Monique Evans
Monique Evans
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