Scott Urquhart*, Barrister

surquhart@soundlawllp.ca | 778.658.0226

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Scott Urquhart is a partner of Sound Law LLP.

He has extensive, successful experience litigating civil matters in chambers, at trial and at the Court of Appeal.  Scott represents his clients in personal injury claims, insurance coverage matters, complex multi-party property claims, commercial disputes, and fraud claims.  He has successfully represented his clients, including corporate parties, insurance companies, their insureds, and individuals before all levels of BC’s courts, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, and the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Scott’s advice is regularly sought with respect to challenging insurance coverage matters.  His practice includes the defence of professionals, including architects, engineers and other lawyers.  Scott has acted on matters in BC, Alberta, NWT, and Yukon Territory.

Scott’s goal is to provide timely, effective and cost-efficient representation for his clients.

Scott volunteers his time for clients in need of pro-bono legal services and is active in the legal community.  He is currently the chair of the Canadian Bar Association BC Insurance Section and a co-chair of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium held each year in Toronto.

Scott was born and raised in a small town in the Cariboo.  He taught public school for several years on Vancouver Island before changing careers to pursue a law practice. Outside of the law, Scott is very busy with his family enjoying the North Shore and Howe Sound.

Community involvement

Canadian Defence Lawyers:
Co-chair, Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium Organizing Committee

Canadian Bar Association
Chair, CBABC Insurance Section

Education
UBC, LL.B., 2005
UBC, B.Ed., 1995
UBC, B.A., 1994

Bar admission
British Columbia, 2006