Patrick Bruce is a Partner in the firm’s Insurance group. His practice is primarily litigation-based with an emphasis on insurance defence, insurance coverage and alternative dispute resolution.
Patrick has experience with technically complex, multi-party personal injury, casualty, and liability claims. He has acted for large global insurers and their insureds across a wide range of industries, including complex personal injury claims, subrogated matters, property damage, construction claims, and other matters. Patrick also has experience interpreting and applying provincial and federal privacy legislation, especially in the context of data breaches and the need to report to the relevant privacy commissioners.
In his capacity as counsel, Patrick’s approach is to focus on first understanding his client’s unique objectives before recommending a course of action to efficiently and creatively resolve claims. He works closely with his clients throughout the process and is committed to providing a high level of service on all matters.
Patrick is an experienced trial lawyer and he has appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia, including the Court of Appeal, Provincial and Supreme Courts. He is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, having mediated many claims including complex multi-party matters.