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Litigation: Administrative & Public Law - British Columbia
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Ryan Dalziel, QC has a general litigation practice focusing on appeals and judicial reviews. He argues cases at all levels of court in British Columbia, in the Federal Court and Court of Appeal, in the Court of Appeal for Ontario and Alberta Court of Appeal, and 15 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ryan’s work cuts across practice areas and has engaged a diverse array of clients. He has argued cases on behalf of private industry, the Government of British Columbia, municipalities, First Nations, individuals, and non-profit advocacy groups. The subjects he has dealt with on appeal include tobacco and other tort (including motor vehicle accident) litigation, the constitutional protections of the superior courts, First Nations consultation, real property and personal property security, criminal law and procedure, energy regulation, workers’ compensation, bankruptcy, insurance, municipal law, freedom of expression, commercial arbitration, and human rights, among still others.
Ryan has undertaken thousands of hours of pro bono work on behalf of the BC Civil Liberties Association, and religious freedom, First Nations, and other advocacy organizations, as well as for individuals in need. He recently taught appellate advocacy for five years at UBC, as coach of the Gale Moot team.