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.
In the mining sector, one of our lawyers represented the Mining Associations of British Columbia and Canada as interveners in the judicial review in Federal Court of the Taseko New Prosperity mine environmental assessment: Taseko Mines Limited v. Canada (Environment), 2017 FC 1099.
Examples of successful representation of clients in the professional regulatory sphere include: Re Gurney, 2017 LSBC 15 and Mohan v. Law Society of British Columbia, 2013 BCCA 489.
Best Lawyers in Canada confirms our reputation in the field of administrative and public law. Craig Dennis Q.C. is the Best Lawyers in Canada “Lawyer of the Year” in Administrative and Public Law, in Vancouver for 2018 and has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the area since 2013 through 2018.