Eileen Vanderburgh is a Partner and the leader of the firm’s Administrative Law, Appellate Advisory and Information + Privacy Practices. She is also a member of the Labour + Employment, Local Government, Wills, Estates + Trusts, Charities + Non-Profit and Insurance Practices.
She advises and represents clients on a variety of matters including administrative and judicial review proceedings, information and privacy, human rights, contractual disputes, tort claims and estate and trust litigation. She acts for public sector clients including health authorities, universities, school boards, Crown agencies, regulatory bodies and local governments. She also acts for corporations and non-profit organizations in a variety of sectors including the forest industry, sports and recreation, insurance and business.
Ms. Vanderburgh has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of court in British Columbia and at the Supreme Court of Canada. She has also appeared before a number of statutory tribunals and represented clients in arbitrations and mediations. In her litigation practice, she has conducted and advised on numerous appeals in various areas, including administrative law, torts, contracts, trust and estate matters, costs and procedural issues.