John Elwick is Senior Counsel with the firm. He is a member of the firm’s Labour + Employment and Insurance Practices. His employment law practice involves advising both employers and employees on employment law issues and acting as counsel in employment law litigation. A subset of this is his pension and benefits practice, acting for trust companies, third-party administrators, employers and employees on various pension matters.
John’s insurance practice primarily involves his acting as local counsel for several national companies in life and disability claims as well as undertaking regulatory work for insurance companies. He also has an administrative law specialty in property tax assessment representing owners of commercial and industrial properties in tax appeals.
John has appeared as counsel before administrative tribunals and at all levels of courts in British Columbia and at the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also served as an arbitration board member.