We are pleased to announce that Gib van Ert, former Executive Legal Officer for the Supreme Court of Canada, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Group, practising civil and public law litigation from our offices in British Columbia and Ontario.
As Executive Legal Officer, Gib was chief advisor to two successive Chief Justices, the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., and the Rt. Hon. Richard Wagner, P.C., on matters concerning the Supreme Court, the Canadian Judicial Council and the National Judicial Institute. Prior to serving Canada’s highest court, he practised at a litigation boutique firm where he was counsel on cases involving commercial disputes, environmental claims, professional negligence and estate litigation.
With his public sector knowledge and experience and multijurisdictional presence, Gib will be an exceptional resource to our clients across Canada and internationally, enhancing the broad service offering of our litigation practice.