Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Job Posting: Motivated Junior Counsel Wanted

Carfra Lawton LLP is an established and busy insurance defence boutique law firm offering proactive and effective legal services....

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Carfra Lawton Welcomes New Associate, Articled Student,...

Carfra Lawton welcomes Andrew Buckley to its team of civil litigators. Previously, Andrew articled and practiced in downtown Vancouver...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Dean Lawton, QC has been acclaimed by the Benchers of...

Dean Lawton, QC of Carfra Lawton LLC has been acclaimed by the Benchers of the Law Society as their...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

An Overview of Civil Litigation in BC

Kismet Bhandar and Karen Orr of Carfra Lawton LLP presented a seminar entitled ‘An Overview of Civil Litigation in...

Claw Fest 2018

Thank you to all who participated at Claw Fest 2018. You braved the paddling. You conquered the crab and brisket...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Aron Bookman and Caroline Alexander of Carfra Lawton LLP presented a seminar entitled ‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’ at the...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Case of the Red Balloon Building

The case of the Red Bal­loon building pitted a toy-shop owner against a city and turned on the question...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Good Risk Management Can Include Taking Responsibility

Aron Bookman and Matthew Wehrung of Carfra Lawton LLP presented a seminar entitled ‘Good Risk Management Can Include Taking...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Mixed Signals: Reasonable Steps or Nanny State?

Aron Bookman and Amy Coad of Carfra Lawton LLP presented a seminar entitled ‘Mixed Signals: Reasonable Steps or Nanny...

Vancouver Island Adjuster’s Association Golf...

July 14th saw our Carfra Lawton golf team heading to the VIAA golf tournament in Cowichan. Jeremy Martin and...

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Dean P.J. Lawton, has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel...

We are pleased to announce that Dean P.J. Lawton, has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.). The honour of...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Litigation Strategy and Claims Destined for Trial Despite...

Aron Bookman and Caroline Alexander of Carfra Lawton LLP presented a seminar entitled ‘Litigation Strategy and Claims Destined for...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Carfra Lawton lawyers voted among The Best Lawyers in...

Dean Lawton and Kelly A. McCullagh have been voted by their peers as among The Best Lawyers in Canada...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Job Posting: Motivated Junior Counsel Wanted

Thank you for your interest. This position has now been filled. Carfra Lawton LLP is an established and busy...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Carfra Lawton Welcomes New Associates and Summer Student

Carfra Lawton’s team of insurance defence lawyers has grown with the arrival of Tim Wedge and Karen Orr. Since...

Mr. Justice Russell Brown appointed to Supreme Court of...

Carfra Lawton LLP is pleased to recognize the appointment of Mr. Justice Russell Brown, a former lawyer of the...

We’re turning 30!

Carfra Lawton LLP is celebrating our 30th anniversary. The firm was established by James S. Carfra, Q.C. (1940-2012) and...

Carfra Lawton Welcomes New Associate and Summer Student

Carfra Lawton’s team of insurance defence lawyers has grown with the arrival of Amos Comeau. Since being called to...

Cathy Stoker presenting with RMC on “what is a...

Cathy Stoker Cathy Stoker of Carfra Lawton LLP will be a co-presenter at a free insurance law webinar titled...

Teeing Up a Great Summer

Carfra Lawton LLP is a sponsor at three upcoming insurance industry golf tournaments. The tournament details are: Insurance Institute of British...

Celebrating Milestones

Everyone at Carfra Lawton came together recently to celebrate two big milestones. Jean Burke (on the left) joined the...

Neil Carfra Presents on Liabilities and Risks for Local...

On February 5th, Neil Carfra will be presenting at a conference for local government elected officials and staff. The...

Neil Carfra Talks Construction Insurance in the Journal Of...

“Insurance is the grease that makes things work” said Neil Carfra during his recent interview on construction insurance with...

Bringing An International Perspective to Insurance...

Giles Deshon and Aron Bookman recently spoke with Insurance People magazine about the differences between Canada’s legal system and...

Mixing it Up with the Insurance Institute of B.C.

We’re pleased to be teaming up with the Vancouver Island Chapter of the Insurance Institute of B.C. to present...

Plaintiff’s Denied Disbursements Successfully...

Kelly McCullagh of Carfra Lawton LLP successfully defended an appeal in the Supreme Court of British Columbia of a...

Dean Lawton and Leslie Slater Recognized by Lexpert

Carfra Lawton LLP’s Dean Lawton and Leslie Slater have both been recognized in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. ...

Fareeha Qaiser Called to the Bar

Carfra Lawton LLP is pleased to announce that Fareeha Qaiser has joined the firm as an Associate.  Fareeha first...

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Yukon Insurance Defence Team Grows

Carfra Lawton LLP’s team advising insurers with claims in the Yukon has recently expanded with Chris McDougall‘s call to...

Dean Lawton | Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

Dean Lawton Elected Bencher

Congratulations to Carfra Lawton LLP founding partner Dean Lawton who has been elected as a Bencher for the Law...

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Kismet Bhandar Joins the Partnership

Carfra Lawton LLP is pleased to announce that Kismet Bhandar joined the firm’s partnership on January 1, 2014.  Kismet...

Carfra Lawton Presenting at IIBC on January 23rd

Aron Bookman, Chris McDougall, Brian Hoffman and Chelsea Lott will all be presenting at the Insurance Institute of British...

Thirsty at RIMS? Come enjoy some of BC’s finest.

Carfra Lawton LLP is looking forward to welcoming the Canadian insurance industry to Victoria for the annual RIMS conference...

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Dean Lawton Named to ‘Best Lawyers in Canada’

Congratulations to Dean Lawton who was recently named one of the ‘Best Lawyers in Canada’ for insurance law.

Carfra Lawton LLP presenting at CLEBC Insurance Law...

Neil Carfra will be presenting “Recent Developments in Allocation of Insurance Money Among Competing Claims and in the Face...

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Dean Lawton Recognized by L’Expert Legal Directory


Carfra Lawton LLP’s Dean Lawton was recently recognized in the L’Expert Legal Directory as a ‘recommended’ lawyer in the...

Carfra Lawton LLP Welcomes Aharon Ittah

Carfra Lawton LLP is pleased to announce that Aharon Ittah joined the firm as an associate on February 4,...

Carfra Lawton LLP Presents Seminar on Liquor Liability

Neil Carfra, Aron Bookman and Chris McDougall of Carfra Lawton LLP in Victoria are presenting a seminar on liquor...

Jim Carfra | Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

James S. Carfra Q.C. (1940 – 2012)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the patriarch of our firm, James S. Carfra,...

Giles Deshon | Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

Giles Deshon Presenting at RMC Western Round-Up Seminar

Carfra Lawton LLP’s Giles Deshon is will be amongst the speakers when Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC) hosts...

Giles Deshon | Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

Giles Deshon Joins Partnership

Carfra Lawton LLP is pleased to announce that Giles P.G. Deshon joined the firm’s partnership on January 1, 2012....