Education

  • LLB, 1988
    University of British Columbia
  • B.A., 1984
    University of British Columbia

Year of Call/Admission

  • British Columbia, 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

William Westeringh Q.C.

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Managing Partner, Vancouver
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William Westeringh is the Managing Partner of the Vancouver office and is responsible for the overall operations in that region.

Will practises in the areas of product liability, aviation, mining, insurance and commercial litigation. He acts as counsel in mediations, arbitrations and public hearings, and has appeared as counsel in the Provincial Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia as well as in The Supreme Court of Canada.

Will's professional activities include membership in various sections of the Canadian Bar Association and The Trial Lawyers Association, authoring papers for Continuing Legal Education and other related publications, acting as a lecturer for the Professional Legal Training Course, and speaking at Continuing Legal Education and industry seminars. Will has also acted as adjunct professor of civil litigation at The University of British Columbia School of Law between 1998 and 2005.

Honours and Awards

  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2012

Community Involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law - Civil Litigation
  • Guest Instructor for Professional Legal Training Course
  • Executive Host Committee Co-chair, 14th Annual Canadian American Business Council Policy Forum and Business Awards Luncheon, 2008

Membership/Affiliations

  • 2011 WCGCA (Western Canada General Counsel Awards) Advisory Board
  • Civil Litigation, Insurance and Aviation Sections, Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of British Columbia (1988 – 1989)
  • Advisory Council, 2010 A Night of Miracles
  • Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame's 2011 Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremonies Cabinet

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