David P. Church, K.C.


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada






David Church has practiced civil litigation, at both trial and appellate levels, for more than thirty-five 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 civil litigation including in corporate and commercial litigation, administrative and regulatory matters, construction litigation, securities litigation and employment law. He has appeared before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia, the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, and the Federal Court Trial Division and Court of Appeal. Further, Mr. Church has appeared on many notable cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Church has appeared before administrative bodies and tribunals, including professional regulatory bodies and securities’ regulators. He has also acted as an arbitrator and mediator in commercial and constructions matters.

Mr. Church has lectured and presented Continuing Legal Education courses and seminars for legal, business and professional audiences.

Mr. Church is a King’s Counsel and has been cited as a leading practitioner in class action litigation and corporate commercial litigation in British Columbia. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2022 in the field 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.