Your guide to navigating the world of Crown litigation!
Friday, October 7, 2022
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Can't make the webinar or rebroadcasts?
Want online CPD available 24/7?
Subscribe to Courses On Demand, our comprehensive online resource with 1,500+ videos and 5,400+ papers from CLEBC courses. This course will be added to Courses on Demand approximately 30 days from the original course date.
Who should attend: Plaintiff counsel who bring actions against the Federal or Provincial Crown and litigation counsel who act on behalf of the Federal or Provincial Crown
Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced
Litigation against the Crown comes with its own set of unique procedural and substantive rules. There are traps for the inexperienced and unwary. This course is designed to assist lawyers at all levels of experience in navigating such traps.
Substantive topics will cover: Crown liability, including the Crown's liability in negligence; "constitutional torts" (i.e., claims for Charter damages); misfeasance by Crown officers; and the policy/operations divide.
This course will also cover core topics in relation to procedure and remedies against the Crown. Who do you sue? In what court? Should you sue or apply for judicial review? Can you obtain injunctive relief? The answers to such questions are the building blocks for successful litigation against the Crown.
This course will be of interest to junior and experienced Crown litigation counsel alike.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (this course will contain a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
The Honourable Madam Justice Karen A. Horsman — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver
Catherine J. Boies Parker, QC — Arvay Finlay LLP, Victoria
Register by Sep. 9/22
After Sep. 9/22
|Live Webinar Articled Student
Just want the materials from the course?
Subscribe to Online Course Materials and access 5,400+ papers produced for CLEBC courses since 2001.
Want to register for a course now, but prefer a monthly payment plan?
Check out our Easy Pay Plan.
CLEBC Program Lawyer*