W. M. Everett Law Corporation
Vancouver Arbitration Chambers
1650 - 885 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6C 3E8
Telephone (at VAC):
1 604 558 7947
1 604 999 2920
William Everett, Q.C., Chartered Arbitrator, has over 40 years experience serving as counsel, mediator and arbitrator in complex commercial disputes. Bill practices as an independent Resident Neutral at Vancouver Arbitration Chambers (VAC).
“Throughout his esteemed legal career, Bill has developed a tremendous ability to hone in on the important issues at stake and then consider these issues and make clear assessments and recommendations”
Cliff Proudfoot, Managing Partner Lawson Lundell LLP
Bill established an independent commercial arbitration and mediation practice in April 2016. Before that, Bill was a partner of Lawson Lundell LLP. He was a former member of the executive committee and head of litigation. Bill represented clients at all levels of courts in commercial litigation, complex construction and engineering disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, product liability matters, and insurance, real estate, employment, banking, maritime, mining and securities issues. He represented the Federal Government in a claim for health care costs recovery brought by the Province of B. C. against various tobacco companies and represented the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the Supreme Court of Canada concerning the effect of statutory authority and applicable guidelines and regulations on a railway’s common duty of care to the public.
As a Bencher and Past President of the Law Society of B.C., he developed the expertise and skills necessary to work effectively in the public interest within a large and complex regulatory body. As Law Society Adjudicator, he has conducted hearings and written reasons for decision in many Law Society Credential and Disciplinary proceedings.