Bar Admission

  • 1999 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar

Dianna Hwang is a Partner at Alexander Holburn. Her practice is primarily litigation-based with an emphasis in Health Law.

She represents Health Authorities, hospitals and nurses in medical negligence claims. She also advises Health Authorities on matters related to quality assurance.

In addition to her Health Law practice, she also regularly provides representation to municipalities in local government claims and lawyers in solicitor’s negligence claims.

Dianna works closely with her clients to achieve favourable results, whether it is advocating for their interests in court or alternative dispute resolution methods.

Representative Experience

  • Defending Health Authorities, hospitals and nurses in medical negligence claims.
  • Advising and representing Health Authorities on quality assurance matters.
  • Representing municipalities on a wide range of matters including occupiers’ liability, road maintenance and design, parks and recreational trails, negligent misrepresentation, nuisance and abuse of process.
  • Solicitor’s negligence cases.

Representative cases include:


  • January 29, 2021, “Diversity in the Legal Profession”, Thompson Rivers University Access to Justice Law Club, Speaker
  • May 2018, “Psychological Injuries”, BCRIMA seminar, Speaker
  • April 2018, “Anatomy of a Large Loss”, MIABC Risk Management Conference, Speaker
  • September 2007, “Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff”, CLEBC, Speaker
  • 2004, “British Columbia’s Ultimate Limitation Period”, (2003-04) 5 Mun. L.R. Mgt. 6, Co-author
  • 2003, “Misfeasance in Public Office: Adler International Investments Ltd. v. Central Okanagan (Regional District)”, (2002-03) 4 Mun. L.R. Mgt. 33, Co-author

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