Managing Partner: Christopher Hirst
Number of partners: 42
Languages: Arabic, Algerian, Cantonese, Czech, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish and Tagalog
Alexander Holburn is a leading full-service, Vancouver-based Canadian law firm providing a wide range of litigation, dispute resolution and business law services to clients throughout Canada and abroad. More recently, Alexander Holburn opened an office in Toronto, Ontario.
As a multi-service firm with 85+ lawyers, Alexander Holburn is distinguished by their collective experience and expertise in virtually all areas of law encountered by their clients, the firm is particularly well known in the areas of Insurance. They are dedicated to providing exceptional legal services and are consistently recognised for excellence by distinguished publications, rankings and recognitions. Alexander Holburn lawyers are accredited as thought leaders and knowledgeable practitioners in their industries.
Alexander Holburn is dedicated to providing preeminent legal services to clients by forming strategic, service-oriented business partnerships. They consider the true test of their capabilities to reside in client satisfaction and in taking the time to get to know the environments their clients conduct their business in. For more information on the firm, contact Christopher E. Hirst, Managing Partner, at [email protected], or at 604 484 1712.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK:
Alexander Holburn is a full-service firm organised into key practice areas embracing personal, business, insurance and litigation matters. Although each practice group is focused on providing exceptional service in their designated area of law, they work together to provide holistic, proactive and thoughtful counsel to each client. The main services are the following:
Alexander Holburn’ houses one of Canada’s largest and most reputable insurance law practices, they are particularly well known for insurance defence and complex coverage work.
They provide legal services in the following areas:
Banking & Lending
Charities & Non-Profit
Construction & Engineering
Corporate Finance & Securities
Defamation & Publication Risk Management
Information & Privacy
Insolvency & Restructuring
Intellectual Property & Technology
Labour & Employment
Wills, Estates & Trusts
Alexander Holburn is a member of four affiliations which broadens their reach and bolsters their expertise by giving them access to colleagues, knowledge and resources in various other jurisdictions which they utilise for their clients’ benefit.
Legalign Global is an integrated alliance of best-in-region law firms working as one for multinational insurers, brokers and businesses in addressing cross-border risks and claims. Alexander Holburn proudly represents the Canadian region as a member of the ARC Group, a network of specialist insurance law firms across Canada. Collectively, the firm offers in-depth expertise in all major regions. As each alliance firm is a leader in their region, Alexander Holburn addresses global insurance issues by combining local insights, relationships and influence to help clients.
Law Firm Alliance
Alexander Holburn has been a proud member of the Law Firm Alliance (LFA) since 2005, a leading global network of mid-sized law firms. Established in 2000, the strength of the LFA’s international network of member firms lies in the combined experience of more than 50 firms and 2,500 attorneys throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Through the LFA, member firms refer client matters to members in other locales with the knowledge that their client’s legal needs will be met with the highest level of quality and service. Alexander Holburn’s LFA affiliation enables them to offer clients an integrated global service, connecting them with the expertise of colleagues throughout numerous jurisdictions.
The Arc Group Canada Inc.
Alexander Holburn is one of eight independent law firms across Canada that have joined together to form The ARC Group Canada Inc. This network provides insurers and self-insured companies with insurance and risk-related legal services from coast to coast. The membership also includes an affiliation with Legalign Global, a network of four of the world’s leading insurance law firms. Through this network, Alexander Holburn can respond directly and effectively to any global insurance claim.
The Participating Group
The Participating Group is a network of 14 law firms located predominantly in Canada and the United States of America. The central purpose of this affiliation is to connect members of law firm management seeking to explore and advance business best practices. The Participating Group represents 22 cities across Canada and the United States.