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Richard J.  Berrow

Richard J. Berrow

Counsel Fasken
Data breaches in the insurance industry are on the rise and a real threat to companies from a technological, privacy and public relations perspective.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1988
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver

Richard Berrow is a leading insurance litigation and dispute resolution Partner in Vancouver with more than 25 years of experience. His clients appreciate his depth of knowledge in insurance coverage enforcement, product liability, class action matters, corporate governance and transactional disputes. He also practices commercial litigation.

Richard represents numerous high-profile companies on their insurance matters including Toyota Canada, Cloudworks Energy, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 He appears before the British Columbia courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, and is a frequent speaker and author at continuing legal education seminars on data breach issues and limitation of liability clauses (releases and waivers) and indemnities in commercial contracts.


  • Recognized in Insurance Law in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2021
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Lexpert 2020
  • Named as "Litigation Star" for Insurance in British Columbia, Benchmark Canada 2017 to 2018
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  • LLB, Law Society Gold Medal, First in Class University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours), English Honours Medal University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Director, Ballet British Columbia (2011-2013)
  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeal for British Columbia (1986-1987)
The New Societies Act: Time to Get Your (Societies) Act Together Charities and Not-For-Profit Seminar location location Vancouver Fasken Martineau
Protecting Yourself: Directors and Officers Indemnification and Insurance Institute of Corporate Directors, BC Chapter location location Vancouver
Boards/ Exit/ Hostile Takeovers, Second Annual Directors Workshop Angel Forum location location Vancouver


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