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Lawson Lundell LLP

Laura L. Bevan

Laura L. Bevan

Partner

Expertise

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation

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Activity

Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Profile
Laura practices civil litigation and dispute resolution, with a focus on corporate/commercial litigation. Her experience includes matters involving civil fraud, pension and benefits issues, commercial disputes, residential and commercial construction disputes, and constitutional law issues. She regularly appears before the British Columbia Provincial Court and the British Columbia Supreme Court, and she has also appeared as junior counsel at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Laura joined Lawson Lundell as a summer student in 2007. After completing her articles in 2009, she joined the firm as an Associate.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia (2009)

Education

Queen's University (B.A.H., 2005)
University of Ottawa (LL.B., 2008)
Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution | Commercial Litigation | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Represented the Canadian Bar Association as an intervener in the B.C. Court of Appeal and in the Supreme Court of Canada in a successful constitutional challenge to the application of money laundering laws to lawyers in Canada. The decision supported the protection of solicitor client privilege as a constitutional principle and established the lawyers' duty of commitment to his or her client as a principle of fundamental justice in Canada (Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2015 SCC 7)

Professional Associations

    Law Society of British Columbia, Member
    Canadian Bar Association, Member
Blogs

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog follows new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. Our goal is to provide a source of valuable information and insight on a wide variety of matters for our readers.

Privacy & Data Management Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Privacy & Data Management Department. We follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. We follow emerging issues, legal developments, and new technology as they impact privacy and data management. We will focus on how...

Project Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

The Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on new and interesting issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters...

The Business Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. We intend to follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. The wide range of experience among the members of our litigation group will provide a diverse and insightful...

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