David McEwan


David McEwan is a graduate of Dalhousie University and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. After completing his articles, David McEwan Joined Hunter Litigation as an associate in June of 2011.

David has appeared as counsel before all levels of the British Columbia courts, and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on director and officer liability, shareholder remedies, injunctions and fiduciary duty claims.

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

Vanzanten v. Brownstone Adera Projects Ltd.: 2013 BCSC 428 (with J.Kenneth McEwan, Q.C): Successfully defended the defendant development company in a claim concerning the interpretation of a contract of purchase and sale.

Pakage Apparel v. Ellis. 2014 BCSC 884: Obtained injunctive relief and related orders restraining the defendants from surreptitiously accessing and disseminating documents obtained from corporate email accounts.

Zhang v. Vancouver (City), 2014 BCSC 2288: Intervened on behalf of the BC Civil Liberties Association in a case involving the constitutionality of a proposed municipal by-law that regulated structures conveying political expression on municipal property.

No Limits Sportswear Inc. v. 0912139 B.C. Ltd, 2014 BCCA 258: Successfully represented the respondents in an appeal regarding the applicability and scope of the implied undertaking of confidentiality.


February 2017

Brent Olthuis and David McEwan were successful in an application to set aside an ex parte pre-judgment garnishing order in a claim alleging misrepresentation, breach of trust, and civil theft. In the result, a large quantity of the clients’ funds were released from court.