Education

Bar Admission

  • 2015 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar

Menka Sull is a member of the firm’s Construction + Engineering, Insurance, Administrative Law and Environmental Practices. Her practice is litigation-focused and includes a variety of areas of law including contractual disputes, construction litigation, environmental contamination, occupiers’ liability claims and professional negligence and disciplinary matters.

Within her professional liability practice, Menka specializes in representing the interests of engineers, architects and lawyers in litigation arising out of professional activities.

Menka is a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is also active in student recruitment and hiring. She contributes to the firm’s Construction + Engineering blog and regularly presents at in-firm professional development seminars for clients and other lawyers.

Menka is a graduate of the Allard School of Law at UBC where she was an assistant editor with the UBC Law Review Society. Prior to attending law school, Menka obtained a Master’s degree in Political Science from UBC and worked as a research consultant on the resolution of Indian Residential Schools claims with the federal government for a number of years.

On A Personal Note...

In her spare time, Menka enjoys being an amateur chef.

Representative Experience

Menka has represented clients before all levels of Court in British Columbia and before administrative bodies. She has also resolved matters through formal and informal mediation processes.

Menka’s decisions include:

  • Winkler v. Boughton Law Corporation, June 2021

Menka was successful in obtaining a dismissal at a trial of claimant’s action for solicitor’s negligence on the basis that the plaintiff failed to prove negligence or causation.

  • Quansah v. Moffatt et al., May 2021

Menka successfully defended the plaintiff’s petition for judicial review of a provincial judge’s order to dismiss the claim at a settlement conference for failing to disclose a triable issue.

  • Wozny v. Gelber,2021 BCSC 314

Menka successfully brought a summary trial application to dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for solicitor’s negligence on the basis of the expiry of the limitation period and the doctrine of cause of action estoppel.

  • Lu v. Real Estate Council of British Columbia2021 BCSC 109

Menka successfully brought an application to strike the plaintiff’s claim for failing to disclose a cause of action and for being vexatious and an abuse of process.

  • 0694841 B.C. Ltd. v. Alara Environmental Health and Safety Limited2021 BCSC 128

Menka was successful in a summary trial application to dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for negligent misrepresentation on the basis of a disclaimer clause.

  • 655515 B.C. Ltd. v. Palmer, 2017 BCSC 335

Menka was successful in obtaining a dismissal at a trial of the plaintiff’s claim for solicitor’s negligence on the basis that the plaintiff could not demonstrate any loss.

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