David W P Moriarty
David Moriarty is a member of our Litigation Group. His primary focus is on general commercial litigation and insurance defence.
David has a broad litigation background, having practiced in the areas of Aboriginal law, class actions, insurance defence, strata property, construction, landlord–tenant, property damage, and personal injury. Since being called to the bar in 2011, he has represented clients in the Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal in British Columbia. Recently he appeared as counsel in the first Aboriginal law case heard by the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island.
In addition to his practice, David is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and routinely gives presentations for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.
Outside of the office David enjoys being involved in politics, playing sports (particularly hockey, volleyball, and skiing), and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and daughter.
- Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2011
- Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2010
- Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2006
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Program Contributor, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
- Executive, Class Action Section of CBABC
Executive Member, Liberal Party of Canada in Vancouver Centre
- Busch v. Yelp Inc., 2019 BCSC 1746
- John Doe 1 v. The University of British Columbia, 2019 BCSC 673
- Hwlitsum First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 BCCA 276
- Bartram v. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 2016 BCSC 1374
- Kamerling v. Chew, 2015 BCSC 881
- Coutinho & Ferrostaal GmbH v. Tracomex (Canada) Ltd., 2015 BCSC 787
- Borgal v. Maintain My Place Services Inc., 2014 BCSC 520
- Barrows Capital Inc. v. Storm Mountain Development Corporation, 2020 BCSC 255