Emma Waterman is an Associate at the firm and a member of our Wills, Estates + Trusts, Family, Business Disputes, and Labour + Employment Practice Groups. Her practice is entirely litigation-based, with a focus on estate, family, employment, and commercial matters.
Emma has represented clients before the Provincial Court of British Columbia, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal.
Following her graduation from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law, Emma completed a clerkship with the Supreme Court of British Columbia, clerking for eight different justices at the trial level. She continued on to complete her articles at the firm.
During law school Emma was involved with various student-led initiatives and was an enthusiastic intramural athlete. She coordinated the inaugural Women in Law Panel, an award-winning and now-annual event; volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and Access Pro Bono, two organizations she continues to volunteer with as an Associate; and she competed for UVic at the Gale Cup Moot Court Competition.
Prior to law school, Emma completed a Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University, and earned a Certificate in Intercultural Communication.