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Litigation: Administrative & Public Law - British Columbia
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Claire Hunter, Q.C. is an experienced litigator with a broad civil litigation, public and administrative law and appellate practice. She appears regularly as counsel at both the trial and appellate level, including all levels of court in British Columbia and the Supreme Court of Canada, and before arbitration tribunals and administrative boards. She has experience working on complex commercial matters, including conducting internal investigations and conducting trials and appeals in high profile matters on behalf of diverse clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. Claire has acted as counsel on a number of defamation matters, on class actions relating to competition and consumer protection issues, in the Supreme Court of Canada in proprietary estoppel, for marketing boards and stakeholders in supply managed agricultural disputes, on matters arising out of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction, and on important public law cases at all levels of court.
Throughout her career, Claire has been a frequent presenter on professional topics – in particular civil procedure and appellate practice issues, access to justice related topics and on the role of women in the profession –including for CLEBC, the Advocates Society, CBABC and at a number of Canadian law schools.