Biography

Cameron Elder is a Partner with Harper Grey and the Chair of the firm’s Construction & Engineering Law Group.  Cameron’s civil litigation practice is diverse, spanning the areas of health law, construction, commercial litigation, and real estate disputes.  He has appeared in all levels of BC courts.

In his health law practice, Cameron has ten years of experience assisting, advising and defending physicians in medical malpractice claims and in matters relating to professional and ethical conduct.

Cameron’s construction law practice is focused on defending engineers and architects against error and omissions claims, and advising on risk management, including contracts, insurance, and pre-litigation dispute resolution.

He has a decade of experience defending construction defect and delay claims relating to public infrastructure, residential, and commercial developments.  He has acted for architects, structural engineers, mechanical engineers and geotechnical engineers, among others.  He has particular expertise dealing with geotechnical claims arising out of erosion, differential settlement, landslides, and drainage.

Cameron advises owners, general contractors, and consultants on commercial and real estate disputes involving CPLs, builder’s liens, easements, restrictive covenants, purchase and sale disputes, and strata disputes.

Cameron grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and obtained an undergraduate degree in Biology and International Development from Dalhousie University.

Education

  • University of Victoria, LL.B., 2005
  • Dalhousie University, B.Sc., 2000

 Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2007

 Leadership

  • Contributor, Contemporary Canadian Insurance Law Casebook, 2015, Published by LexisNexis Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association  - BC Branch, Real Property Subsection
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Access Justice Legal Clinic

Client Work

Construction and Engineering Law

  • Defending engineers and architects against breach of contract and negligence claims arising out of their provision of professional services
  • Assisting owners and contractors with disputes over payment and/or deficiency claims
  • Providing advice on contractual and insurance issues

Property Disputes

  • Drafting, filing or disputing certificates pending litigation
  • Assisting clients with constructive trust claims
  • Assisting clients with disputes over surveys, restrictive covenants, and nuisance issues
  • Assisting clients with disputes arising out of the purchase and sale of property

Commercial Litigation

  • Shareholder disputes including oppression remedies
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Enforcement of judgments and equitable tracing
  • Lawyer fee disputes

Health Law

  • Assisting, advising and defending physicians in medical malpractice claims
  • Assisting physicians with hospital privileges and contract disputes with provincial health authorities
  • Assisting physicians with issues of professional and ethical conduct

 

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Newsletter

January 1, 2017
Insurance Law Update, January, 2017
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, David Pilley
November 1, 2016
Insurance Law Update, November 2016
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, David Pilley
August 1, 2016
Insurance Law Update August 2016
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, David Pilley, Raylene Smith
May 1, 2016
Insurance Law Update May 2016
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, David Pilley
January 1, 2016
Insurance Law Update January 2016
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Aaron Atkinson, Cameron Elder, David Pilley
July 1, 2015
Insurance Law Update July 2015
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Aaron Atkinson, Cameron Elder
May 1, 2015
Insurance Law Update May 2015
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, Emily Williamson
January 1, 2015
Insurance Law Update January 2015
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, Michael Robinson
May 1, 2014
Insurance Law Update May 2014
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyer: Cameron Elder
March 1, 2014
Insurance Law Update March 2014
Insurance Newsletter
December 1, 2013
Insurance Law Update December 2013
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Cameron Elder, David Pilley