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McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Jill Yates

Vancouver, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General CommercialDispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
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Litigation: General Commercial - British Columbia

Band 4

Jill Yates is based in Vancouver where she regularly represents financial institutions and industrial clients in complex class actions and commercial litigation. She has notable experience defending clients in fraud and conspiracy-related cases.
"Jill Yates is a very strong advocate for her clients."
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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) - Nationwide - Canada

Band 4

National class action chair Jill Yates is based in the firm's Vancouver office. She assists multinationals, financial institutions and manufacturers with a range of class proceedings, with particular strength in competition, privacy and product liability cases.
"Jill Yates is terrific at strategy and in advancing her clients' interests." "She is an exceptionally strong litigator with immense legal knowledge and an ability to anticipate the next step of a case."
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Partner in and Practice Lead of the firm’s Litigation Group in Vancouver. Chair of the firm’s National Class Actions Group. Experienced commercial litigator and has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario, in the Federal Court, and in arbitral hearings. Has expertise in complex commercial litigation involving a variety of types of claims and in a broad range of industries, and particular expertise in defending class actions. Particular expertise in defending conspiracy claims, including at trial. Frequently represents financial institution clients on a variety of matters including in relation to fraud, de-marketing, contract terms and mortgage issues. Frequently represents clients in consumer protection, product liability and privacy claims.

Career

British Columbia Bar, 2002.

Professional Memberships

International Association of Defense Counsel, Canadian Bar Association and Vancouver Bar Association.

Publications

Editor, ‘Defending Class Actions in Canada, Fifth Edition’ (2020).

Personal

Board Chair of Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC.

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Jill Yates

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