Blog: April 2022

Owen Bird Welcomes New Shareholders Sameer Kamboj, David Moriarty and John Kim

We are pleased to announce that John Kim, David Moriarty and Sameer Kamboj became shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2022 and are all members of Owen Bird’s Litigation Group.

Last year John Kim joined Owen Bird as Associate Counsel. David Moriarty and Sameer Kamboj joined Owen Bird as associate lawyers in 2019 and 2017 respectively.

John represents clients in complex commercial, insurance, construction, design professional, subrogated and product liability disputes. John has developed specialized expertise in fire related claims and litigation. In his litigation practice, John acts as BC counsel for several industrial…

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PRO BONO: Dan Coles Webinar on Defamation in British Columbia – Available on Demand!

Owen Bird Shareholder Dan Coles recently provided a pro bono webinar for the People’s Law School on Defamation in British Columbia and is now available to stream online.

In this one hour segment, Dan answers common questions about defamation, including what it is and what you can do about it. Listeners can learn the essentials of defamation law in British Columbia by watching the video (embedded below) or by visiting the People’s Law School’s summary and show notes.

People’s Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to…

Owen Bird Appoints Jocelyn Bellerud and Paul Brackstone as Managing Directors

The shareholders of Owen Bird Law Corporation are pleased to announce the appointment of Jocelyn Bellerud and Paul Brackstone to Owen Bird’s Executive Committee, to serve as managing directors, effective April 1, 2022.

Paul is an experienced litigator with almost 20 years of experience representing clients on real estate, corporate and commercial disputes, appearing before all levels of court in British Columbia and at the Supreme Court of Canada.  Paul joined Owen Bird in 2005 after articling at Owen Bird.  Paul graduated from law school with the prestigious Law Society Gold Medal for the highest academic standing…

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Thank you Chris and Harvey!

Owen Bird Law Corporation would like to announce that Chris Weafer and Harvey Delaney are stepping down as managing directors of the firm in 2022. Chris and Harvey have served together as leaders of Owen Bird for 22 years. Chris and Harvey’s leadership and dedication to the firm have contributed to the firm’s growth and success over the last two decades.  Chris will continue to serve on the executive committee for the remainder of 2022 and both Chris and Harvey will continue to practice at Owen Bird and serve as trusted advisors to Owen Bird’s valued clients….

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