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Trevor Bant

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Trevor Bant is developing a generalist litigation practice in commercial and public law, with an emphasis on appeals and judicial reviews. He recently joined the firm after clerking at the Supreme Court of Canada and for the Chief Justice of British Columbia at our Court of Appeal.

Trevor studied law at the University of British Columbia, where he received various awards and prizes including the Alexander J. Cohen Memorial Award for best exemplifying UBC’s commitment to advancing knowledge through critical inquiry. As an undergraduate he studied philosophy and political theory at McGill University.

Outside law, Trevor enjoys running, cycling, hiking, backcountry camping and vegetarian cooking.

Notable Cases

Soprema Inc. v. Wolrige Mahon LLP, 2016 BCCA 471 (with Ken McEwan, Q.C.): counsel in an appeal concerning the test for implied waiver in court pleadings of solicitor-client privilege. The reasons for judgment, now the leading case in this province.