Raminder Hayre

Raminder Hayre

Raminder Hayre joined our firm in 2020 after practicing insurance defence at a regional firm, and personal injury at a national firm. During her articles, she also practiced criminal defence work. She has experience in both the B.C. Provincial Court and B.C. Supreme Court, and more specifically includes:

  • Coverage disputes relating to fraud claims involving arson, conversion, fraudulent wage-loss, wilfully false statements, and breaches generally.
  • Bad faith claims.
  • Staged accidents.
  • Criminal sentencings and bail hearings.

Outside of work, Raminder is a mentor to law students and aspiring lawyers through SABABC, FACL, UBC Law and is also an Allard Law Well Being Mentor.  She is the former Chair of the CBABC Equality and Diversity Committee (2019 to 2021), and the former CBABC Equality and Diversity Director. She is the former Director and Secretary of the South Asian Bar Association of B.C. She is still an active and participating member of CBABC on their Equality and Diversity Committee, and works on Professional Development Initiatives within SABABC.

Currently, Raminder is the legal representative on the 5X Festival’s Board of Directors.

She enjoys spreading awareness about mental health and wellness in the legal profession and speaks on the topic regularly.

Growing up she competed in 5 types of dance and stills maintains strong ties to the South Asian community where she participated in professional dance competitions. She is also fluent in speaking Punjabi.

 

Bar Admissions:

British Columbia, 2018

Education:

Juris Doctorate, Bond University, 2016

Masters in Business (Finance, Marketing, Intl. Relations), Bond University, 2014

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), University of British Columbia, 2013

Notable Cases:

Insurance Corporation of British Columbia v. Singh, 2020 BCSC 1320

Professional Involvement:

Canadian Bar Association of B.C.

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

South Asian Bar Association

Raminder Hayre's practice areas include:

 

Coverage

Fraud

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