Brad Dixon is Vancouver Regional Leader of our Commercial Litigation Group and of our Class Actions Focus Group. Recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas of law by the foremost legal rankings directories, Brad has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation. He has successfully defended numerous class actions against leading Canadian and multi-national corporations.
Appearing in all levels of courts and acting as counsel in arbitrations, Brad has dealt with a broad range of disputes involving - among other things - contract claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, product liability and warranty claims, disputes over real property interests or priorities, various types of consumer law claims, competition law claims, and claims raising constitutional and other public law issues.
•Chair, National Board of Directors of MADD Canada, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 2003-05
Publications & Presentations
•Speaker, Canadian Class Action Update, Defence Research Institute (DRI), Strictly Automotive Seminar (Dearborn, MI), September 19 and 20, 2013.
•Speaker, Important Developments and Trends in Recent Product Liability Class Action Litigation: How It Impacts Your Company, Canadian Institute's Forum on Consumer Product Safety, Liability & Recalls (Toronto. ON), June 17, 2013.
•Speaker, Class Action Ethics, Western Canadian Class Action Conference (CLE BC), January 2013.
•Quoted in Why Class Actions Create Ethical Minefields, The Lawyers Weekly, August 2011.
•Speaker, Shareholders' Remedies / Oppression Class Proceedings, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLE BC), June 2011.
•Speaker, Osgoode Hall Professional Development Class, Action Ethics - 8th National Symposium on Class Actions, April 28 & 29, 2011.
•Speaker, Top 10 Ethical Questions in Class Actions, CLE BC Western Canadian Class Actions Conference, 2009.
•Speaker, Cross-Country Check-up, The Canadian Institute's 8th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation entitled British Columbia Class Proceedings: A Year in Review, September 2007.
Rankings & Recognitions
•Recognized as a Litigation Star in British Columbia and a Litigation Star in Canada n the 2014 edition of Benchmark Canada - The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys (Class Actions, General Commercial).
•Selected by peers for inclusion in 2014 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation).
•Recognized in the 2014 and 2013 editions of Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Dispute Resolution - British Columbia, Dispute Resolution - Class Action).
•Recognized in the 2013 edition (and since 2009) of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Litigation - Class Actions).
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.