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Michael Dew is a Vancouver lawyer who practices civil litigation, focussing on the following areas:
  • claims for breach of contract and negligence, including in the construction law context;  
  • builders’ liens;
  • insurance law (particularly representing insureds were coverage has been denied);
  • creditors’ remedies (including in the bankruptcy context);
  • shareholder disputes;
  • personal injury claims (primarily those arising out of motor vehicle accidents);
  • professional negligence claims (plaintiff side only);
  • trademark disputes; and
  • administrative law (including professional regulatory work).
 
After graduating from UBC law school in 2006 Michael completed an internship with the Provincial Crown, then clerked at the British Columbia Supreme Court, and then completed his articles in Vancouver.
 
Prior to attending law school at U.B.C. Michael studied civil engineering, became registered as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa in 2002, and obtained four years of civil engineering work experience, focussing on structural design.
 
Contact information
Law firm website: www.jml.ca
 
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Professional Association memberships
Member, Law Society of British Columbia (called to the bar in 2007)
Member, Trial lawyers association of British Columbia
 
Education
o LL.B., University of British Columbia (2003-2006)
o M.A.S.c. (Structural Engineering), University of British Columbia (1998-2000)
o B.S.c. (Civil Engineering), University of Cape Town (1994-1997, Civil Engineering Class Medal 1995,1996,1997)
 
Legal publications on Legaltree
Civil litigation
 
Practice management
 
Legal Research
 
Other
 
Engineering publications
“Effect of Hinge Zone Tie Spacing on Ductility of Concrete Tilt-Up Frame Panels”, November 2001, Structural Journal of the American Concrete Institute - Abstract available here.
 
 

History

Member for
9 years 6 months