Biography

Lindsay practices in the critical injury, professional regulation, and health law groups at Harper Grey.  She has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Provincial Court of British Columbia and the Health Professions Review Board administrative tribunal. 

Read more about Lindsay Johnston’s critical injury expertise here.

In her critical injury practice, Lindsay represents clients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents, such as those who have sustained brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and chronic pain injuries with a psychological element. 

Lindsay also assists a wide range of health care professionals with respect to regulatory matters.  A large part of her professional regulation practice is devoted to representing clients in billing audits, College files, and dispositions reviewed by the Health Professions Review Board.

Lindsay was born and raised in Powell River B.C. on the Sunshine Coast.

Education

  • University of Edinburgh, LL.B. (Distinction), 2007
  • Simon Fraser University, B.A., 2003

 Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2010

 Leadership

  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of BC
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch, Health, Administrative & Civil Litigation Law section
  • Member, Downtown Vancouver Toastmasters Club
  • Contributing author to Harper Grey LLP's newsletter; the Administrative Law Observer
  • Volunteer supervising lawyer for the Law Students' Legal Advice Program Clinic at Britannia Community Centre
  • Contributing Author - Administrative Justice: A Practitioner's Guide, 2016, Published by LexisNexis Canada

Client Work

Critical Injury

  • Representing clients in personal injury actions stemming from motor vehicle collisions
  • Representing clients with critically severe injuries including brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and chronic pain injuries with a psychological element
  • Representing clients in wrongful death actions

 Professional Regulation

  • Representing professionals in regulatory matters including:
    • Billing audits before the Medical Services Commission of British Columbia
    • Prescribing practices
    • Complaints
    • Registration and licensing issues
    • Substance abuse/diverting
    • Privacy/confidentiality matters (including Freedom of Information queries)
    • Ethical breaches
    • Certification under the Mental Health Act
    • Informed Consent
    • Sexual misconduct
    • Quality of care concerns
    • General advice matters
    • Mandatory reporting
    • Alleged incompetence, and
    • A broad range of issues before the Health Professions Review Board

Articles

February 13, 2012


Newsletter

January 1, 2017
Administrative Law Observer, January, 2017
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Jackson Doyle, Lindsay Johnston
December 1, 2016
July 1, 2016
Administrative Law Observer July 2016
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Scott Marcinkow
March 1, 2016
Administrative Law Observer March 2016
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Lara Zee
September 1, 2015
Administrative Law Observer September 2015
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Julie Gibson, Lindsay Johnston
June 1, 2015
Administrative Law Observer June 2015
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Julie Gibson, Lindsay Johnston
April 1, 2015
Administrative Law Observer April 2015
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Joel Morris
March 1, 2014
Administrative Law Observer March 2014
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Scott Marcinkow
January 1, 2014
Administrative Law Observer January 2014
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Kara Hill, Lindsay Johnston
November 1, 2013
Administrative Law Observer November 2013
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Scott Marcinkow
January 1, 2013
Administrative Law Observer January 2013
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: Lindsay Johnston, Scott Marcinkow