Administrative & Public Law
From securities commission hearings to regulatory and rate tribunals, to proceedings before professional discipline bodies, McEwan Partners has extensive administrative law experience.
Our lawyers regularly appear before administrative tribunals and the courts on judicial review or appeal from decisions of statutory decision makers.
Our lawyers have appeared before the Securities Commissions of British Columbia, Ontario and Alberta, the Environmental Appeal Board, the Forest Appeals Commission, the Ontario Energy Board, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, the Real Estate Council of B.C., the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C., the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., the B.C. College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Law Society of B.C., the Chartered Professional Accountants of B.C., the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal, the Workers Compensation Review Board, the Property Assessment Appeal Board, the Vancouver Board of Variance, the Mental Health Review Board, the Health Professions Review Board, the Safety Standards Appeal Board, the Patented Medicines Price Review Board, and the Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals Society.
Examples of successful representation of clients in the professional regulatory sphere include: Re Gurney, 2017 LSBC 15 and A Lawyer v. The Law Society of British Columbia, 2021 BCCA 437.