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National Leader

Canada - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Craig Dennis receives widespread plaudits from sources thanks outstanding ability when it comes to complex commercial litigation.


For over 25 years Craig Dennis has represented clients in significant litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels. Craig’s practice has a business focus with an emphasis on the effective resolution of complex commercial disputes. His litigation experience includes the defence of class actions, professional liability, shareholder and related corporate disputes, product liability, real estate and other land-related disputes, as well as administrative and constitutional law.

Craig regularly appears before the superior courts in British Columbia, and he also has appeared before courts in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as in Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.  His client roster includes leading global and national businesses in a range of sectors, including manufacturing, communications, transportation and professional services.

Industry publications consistently recognize Craig as leading counsel in the area of corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, with additional recognition in the areas of class actions, professional liability and product liability. Benchmark Litigation identifies Craig as one of the top 50 trial lawyers in Canada.  Craig is ranked in both Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, with commenters noting his “terrific and very robust practice.”  Best Lawyers in Canada twice has recognized Craig as “Lawyer of the Year” in Administrative and Public Law, Vancouver (2015 and 2018). Craig is a fellow of the International Society of Barristers, the Litigation Counsel of America and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Craig holds law degrees from the University of Toronto and Harvard Law School.  He received the designation of Queen’s Counsel in 2014.

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