Damages 2020

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What good is a right without the right remedy? Your essential primer on the law of damages!

Thursday, April 30, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Summer Series 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00 pm via webinar

Who should attend: All civil litigators including counsel who handle personal injury, general tort, and commercial claims

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

When a right has been found to have been infringed and causation has been establishedthe question turns to that of remedies: the law of damages.

The law of damages is a complex subject, combining overarching principles with specific elements relating to the nature and type of loss sustained and expectations on how to balance the interests of the parties against the backdrop of the expectations of commerce and society.

This comprehensive one day course will review first principles, current trends and then examine specific areas within the law of damages where there are noteworthy elements.

Get up to date on the law of damages!

Learning Objectives:

  • you will learn about developments in core damage topics including causation,  restitution and punitive damages
  • you will learn about the state of the law in evolving areas such as divisible and indivisible injuries
  • you will learn about current developments in the law of damages in notable areas of claim: public sector policy breaches, human rights violations, defamation and damage to reputation, and breach of privacy

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Julie K. Lamb, QC Guild Yule LLP, Vancouver
Mark V.C. Virgin Virgin Hickman, Vancouver



Register by
Apr. 2/20
Regular Price
After Apr. 2/20
In-Person* $619 $679
In-Person Articled Student* $374.50 $374.50
Webinar  $489 $549
Webinar Articled Student $274.50 $274.50

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

*Lunch is included.

Summer Series 2020
Register by
June 19/20
Regular Price
After June 19/20
Webinar Rebroadcast $429 $479
Webinar Rebroadcast
Articled Student
$239.50 $239.50

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast will either meet or exceed the CPD hours of the original live course.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Raymond Lee

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