- Gordon Weatherill, QC appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia
- June 6, 2012
- Law Firm: Lawson Lundell LLP - Vancouver Office
Congratulations to Gordon C. Weatherill for his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Mr. Justice Weatherill received a Bachelor of Science in 1974 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia in 1980. He was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1981 and later to the Bar of Alberta, as well as the bars of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2008.
Mr. Justice Weatherill's appointment to the Supreme Court of British Columbia is another achievement in what has been an extremely successful legal career that started with the completion of his articles at Lawson Lundell Lawson & McIntosh in 1981 and most recently included being inducted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. His main area of practice was commercial litigation extending to various areas of the law.
Mr. Justice Weatherill is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association and Defence Research Institute. He is a past elected member of the Vancouver Bar Association and a board member of the University of British Columbia Law Alumni Association. He has been recognized for his corporate and commercial litigation expertise by Best Lawyers in Canada and in Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys in 2012.