Areas of Practice

Insurance (Litigation)

  • Coverage
  • Liability
  • Property
  • All Risk
  • Subrogation
  • Litigation

Insurance companies, self-insured businesses, and other corporate clients with litigation challenges are laser-focused on achieving practical solutions that demonstrably deliver value for money. Owen Bird’s extensive experience and leading reputation throughout the insurance industry speaks to our repeated successes in meeting these demands. That’s why representing and advising insurance companies is a cornerstone of our firm’s practice.

Our team approaches every insurance litigation file with a focus on value. For each case, we work with our client to develop a cost-effective litigation management strategy, customizing our services with flexible and streamlined reporting and invoicing systems, flat fees, contingency agreements, and other mechanisms. Our cross-disciplinary expertise in lending and financial disputes, environmental and energy issues, real estate development, and marine legal issues helps us provide clients with pragmatic advice around coverage and to develop responsive strategies to claims.

Owen Bird’s insurance litigators are consistently acknowledged in peer-reviewed publications as leaders in their field, with recognized excellence in complex coverage disputes, trigger and allocation issues, cross-border issues, and appellate advocacy across Canada. We also advise brokers and agents in relation to errors and omissions claims, and corporate officers and directors regarding professional liability. The breadth of our experience in insurance litigation speaks to our unwavering commitment to excellent service.