Serena Lam is an associate at Dolden’s Vancouver office and her practice encompasses a broad range of insurance matters.
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 interned with the BC Provincial Court and volunteered with the Law Review and the Law Students’ Legal Advice 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