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11 Harper Grey lawyers recognized by Chambers Canada 2023

October 4, 2022

We are proud to announce that 11 Harper Grey lawyers have been ranked in the 2023 Chambers Canada guide.

Highlights of our 2023 Chambers Canada rankings and recognitions include:

  • Kim Jakeman, KC was elevated to a Band 1 ranking in the area of Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada.
  • Jonathan Meadows received his inaugural ranking in the area of Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada.
  • Richard Bereti and William Clark were both elevated to Band 3 rankings in their respective areas of practice.
  • Una Radoja received Up and Coming recognition in two practice areas – Environment – Nationwide – Canada and General Commercial Litigation.

Here’s what Chambers and clients had to say about our recognized lawyers:

Owais Ahmed is recognized for his regulatory and litigation practice in the field of securities. He regularly advocates for both corporate entities and individuals, representing clients from a range of sectors, including pharmaceutical and natural resources. “He’s developed an incredible practice, very smart and hard-working.” “He’s just a nice guy, who builds a lot of confidence in the negotiations.
Up and Coming
Litigation – Securities – British Columbia

H. Roderick Anderson is based in Vancouver and is widely considered to be a market leader in BC for securities litigation. He is highly experienced in representing respondents in enforcement proceedings before the BC Securities Commission. “Rod is among the most sought-after lawyers in the city on securities matters.” “Rod is the godfather of securities litigation in the city.
Leading Lawyer
Litigation – Securities– British Columbia

Richard E. Bereti co-chairs the environment practice at noted BC firm Harper Grey. He handles an array of environmental litigation and regulatory matters with considerable expertise in the management of contaminated sites. “He is highly personable and connects with clients – a reliable and highly trusted advisor.” “Richard is very knowledgeable and always willing to assist.
Leading Lawyer
Environment – Nationwide – Canada

Guy P. Brown, KC is highly regarded by sources for his skilful courtroom advocacy. His civil practice includes professional negligence, medical malpractice and personal injury, as well as insurance coverage mandates. “Guy is an excellent advocate.” “His knowledge is exemplary.
Leading Lawyer
Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada

William Clark leads the firm’s professional regulation practice group and is noted for his expertise in representing practitioners in disciplinary proceedings across the healthcare sector in BC. “William is an exceptional lawyer, he always achieves superb results.” “He is a skilled professional.
Leading Lawyer
Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada

Michael J. Hewitt has a respected general litigation practice out of Vancouver. His expertise includes a wide array of contentious commercial proceedings, with experience handling shareholder oppression and fraud disputes. “Michael is organized, knowledgeable and very experienced in litigation. He is able to deal with matters as they evolve and to provide pragmatic advice.
Leading Lawyer
General Commercial Litigation – Regional – British Columbia

Kimberly J. Jakeman, KC enjoys an impressive reputation for leading physician defence cases in BC. She has considerable experience in professional negligence and misconduct disputes, offering additional capabilities in mediation. “Kim is an exceptional lawyer. She is highly knowledgeable, skilled and committed to her clients.” “She has a highly sophisticated approach to medical litigation and regulatory work. She is also very experienced.
Leading Lawyer
Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada

Jonathan Meadows demonstrates considerable strength in defending physicians and medical practitioners against medical malpractice claims, notably those involving allegations of a lack of informed consent. “He displays great instincts and skills and he provides a compassionate service.” “He is an excellent practitioner.
Leading Lawyer
Healthcare – Nationwide – Canada

Una Radoja of Harper Grey boasts a diverse environmental practice, regularly advising corporate clients on contentious and regulatory matters. “A pleasure to work with, thoughtful and careful in her work.” “Una is incredible. Her understanding of the regulatory regime is excellent and her ability to present winning arguments is outstanding.” “Una is a consummate professional. She is hard-working, conscientious and goal-oriented.
Up and Coming
General Commercial Litigation – Regional – British Columbia
Environment – Nationwide – Canada

Christopher Rusnak, KC leverages his technical background in chemical engineering to advocate for tobacco and pharmaceutical clients in disputes concerning intellectual property rights and causation, as well as representing clients in Chapter 11 proceedings. “He has a calm and reassuring manner.
Leading Lawyer
General Commercial Litigation – Regional – British Columbia

John P. Sullivan is active across a wide range of disputes, including before the BC Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. He is particularly notable for his significant representation of individual executives and entrepreneurs.
Leading Lawyer
General Commercial Litigation – Regional – British Columbia

Chambers Canada recommends leading lawyers and a range of provincial, national and international law firms based across the country. Chambers rankings are based on extensive research through conducting tens of thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and third-party experts.  Read more about their research methodology here.

Find more information about Chambers & Partners here.

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