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J Kenneth McEwan QC

J Kenneth McEwan QC
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J Kenneth McEwan practices corporate commercial, securities, and competition litigation at both trial and appellate levels. His class-action representations include 3M, Capital One and Cargill, for whom he successfully acted in the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr McEwan also has a significant arbitration practice and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.   

Mr McEwan’s peer review rankings include a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV; he was also named Benchmark's British Columbia Litigator of the Year consistently from 2013 to 2016. He is a director of both the International Society of Barristers and the Advocates’ Society, and a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has been appointed by the Law Society of British Columbia as the civil litigation representative  to the Committee on Relations with the Judiciary and was a longstanding member of the Attorney General's Rules Revision Committee until April 2016. 

Mr McEwan is author of the third edition of Sopinka on the Trial of an Action, and co-author of Commercial Arbitration in Canada: A Guide to Domestic and International Arbitrations. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2004.

WWL says: J Kenneth McEwan QC is a “highly skilled” and “greatly respected” practitioner, specialising in complex corporate and commercial disputes, including class action cases.

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