DWF Vancouver Welcomes New Associate

September 17, 2017

DWF Vancouver Welcomes New Associate

We are pleased to welcome Serena Lam as the latest addition to our team in Vancouver.

Serena has experience defending claims and pursuing subrogated claims on behalf of insurers and self-insured corporations. Serena’s background also includes experience in commercial litigation, employment, human rights, disability, and privacy law. Serena has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and a number of administrative tribunals and agencies.

Serena’s representative work includes:

-Pursuing subrogated claims involving product deficiencies, professional negligence, and property damage arising from construction work and fire loss
-Defending insurers and self-insured corporations in bodily injury, occupier’s liability, and property damage claims
-Defending property loss claims on behalf of self-insured corporations, including transportation and cargo loss claims
-Advising and representing individuals with respect to personal injury and disability claims
-Advising and representing employers with respect to employment and human rights law claims
-Advising and representing employers and organizations with respect to privacy law issues and freedom of information requests

Prior to practicing law, Serena obtained her BA and JD from the University of British Columbia. During her legal studies, Serena volunteered with the Law Review and the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, and interned with the BC Provincial Court with UBC’s Judicial Externship Program.

Recent Court Experience:

-University of British Columbia v. Lister (2017 BCSC 41)
-Alim Holdings v. Tom Howe Holdings Ltd. (2016 BCCA 84 and 2015 BCSC 71)

-Professional Affiliations and Memberships:

-Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2014
-Canadian Bar Association
-Vancouver Bar Association
-Law Society of British Columbia

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