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David P. Church, Q.C.

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David P. Church, Q.C.

Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone:
1-604-331-9501
Fax:
1-604-408-8278
Email:

David Church has practiced civil litigation, at both the trial and the appellate levels, for more than thirty years since his call to the Bar of British Columbia in 1983. Before founding Church & Company in 2001, Mr. Church was a partner in another Vancouver litigation firm, and prior to that, he was a partner in a large full-service law firm.
 
He has experience in a broad range of commercial litigation disputes in areas including corporate commercial, insurance and product liability, intellectual property, construction, administrative law, securities and employment law. He has appeared in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, all of the Superior Courts of British Columbia, the Federal Court Trial Division and the Court of Appeal. Further, Mr. Church has appeared on many notable cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.
 
Mr. Church has appeared before numerous administrative bodies and tribunals, including the Discipline Tribunal and the Council Appeal Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC, the BC Securities Commission and the Vancouver Stock Exchange (now the TSX Venture Exchange). He has also acted as an arbitrator under the BC International Commercial Arbitration Centre and under the Investment Dealers' Association's Securities Arbitration Program, as well as other general commercial arbitrations.
 
Mr. Church has lectured and presented Continuing Legal Education courses and seminars for legal, business and professional audiences.
 
Mr. Church is a Queen’s Counsel and has been cited as a leading practitioner in class action litigation and corporate commercial litigation in British Columbia.  He was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2015 in the fields of Corporate and Commercial Litigation.  Mr. Church holds an “AV Preeminent” Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ rating, which represents that publication’s highest level of professional excellence.