Sean T. Foote


Sean Foote is a commercial litigator specializing in business disputes, subrogation and recovery claims.

Sean’s insurance practice is focused on advancing subrogated claims in matters involving property damage, construction deficiencies, automobile and product liability claims. He has represented hundreds of subrogated clients before provincial and supreme courts in British Columbia, the Court of the King’s Bench of Alberta, the Court of the King’s Bench of Saskatchewan and the Court of the King’s Bench of Manitoba.

Sean frequently accepts subrogated claims on a contingency fee basis, receiving payment only when he achieves a successful outcome for the clients. Although ready to take a matter to court, Sean aims to resolve cases quickly and efficiently for his clients.

In his commercial practice, Sean regularly advises clients on disputes arising out of contractual-related issues, unsecured debts, construction disputes and general commercial disputes.

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    Year Called to the Bar
    Bar of British Columbia – 2014

    University of Saskatchewan: J.D. – 2013

    Associate, Carfra Lawton LLP – 2022 to Present

    Associate, Harper Grey LLP – 2014 to 2022
    Article Student, Harper Grey LLP – 2013 to 2014
    Articled Student, Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow  – 2013

    Victoria Bar Association
    National Association of Subrogation Professionals
    At-Large, CBABC Young Lawyers – Victoria Section Executive
    Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch Subsections:

      • Civil Litigation – Vancouver Island
      • Insurance Law
      • Young Lawyers – Victoria

    Community Involvement
    Member of the Old Brentonian Executive

    Awards / Accolades
    Named as Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in Canada® 2022

"Outside of work, I try to travel as much as life permits. My favourite destinations are returning to Norfolk Island where I was born, and also to Mexico City where I spent two terms studying law."