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Tim Delaney joined Lindsay Kenney LLP in 1990 and became a partner in 1999. A member of the General Litigation Group, he works in the firm’s Vancouver office. Tim’s practice includes personal injury actions, commercial litigation, employment litigation, and defamation cases. Well known as a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver, he has a wealth of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer including appearances at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Tim acts for TransLink’s captive insurer defending claims against the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority and its subsidiaries.
In the field of employment law, Tim acts for both employers and employees. Based on his long experience as an employment lawyer, he has authored papers on employment law subjects and delivered lectures and papers to the Annual CLE Employment Law Conference. His experience includes claims of wrongful dismissal, breach of privacy and loss of pension or other benefits. He also has significant experience with workplace policies involving ill or disabled employees, including experience with human rights complaints.
Tim’s commercial litigation experience involves all manner of business disputes including disputes between shareholders or investors, defamation cases, contract claims, and claims involving fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Tim also acts for clients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents and accidents arising from defective products or premises. He has significant experience dealing with cases involving chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia or myofascial pain syndrome. He assists clients with claims involving traumatic head injuries, injuries to the connective tissues, and spinal injuries.
Tim is a former President of the Vancouver Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association Law Reform Committee and the national Law Week Committee and served six years on the CBA Provincial Council.
Away from the office and courtroom, Tim pursues many interests, including travel, golf, softball, fly fishing and hockey.
Bar AdmissionsBritish Columbia, 1989
EducationBachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 1988 Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Criminology), Simon Fraser University, 1985
Memberships and AffiliationsTrial Lawyers Association of BC Vancouver Bar Association Canadian Bar Association Executive Director, Trial Lawyers Association of BC since 2016 President, Lawyers Inn Society 2013-2015 Director, Lawyers Inn Society 2006-2016 Director, St. Georges School Parents Association, 2013-2017 Member Audit Committee, Canadian Bar Association of BC (CBABC) 2009-2012 Elected Member, CBABC, Provincial Council, 2007-2013 Member, CBABC Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council, 2006-2013 Elected Member, CBABC Provincial Council, 2007-2013 Volunteer Lecturer, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education Program, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008 Chair, CBABC Legislation and Law Reform Committee, 2000-2003 Past President, Vancouver Bar Association (VBA), 2003-2004 President, VBA 2002-2003 Vice President, VBA 2001-2002 Member, CBABC Legislation and Law Reform Committee, 2000-2003 Member, VBA Executive Committee, 1999-2001 Director, Act II Child and Family Services Society, 1998-2008 Volunteer Judge, UBC Moot Court Program and Professional Legal Training Course Mock trials and Chambers Applications since 1988 Chair, CBA National Law Week Planning Committee, 1995-1999 Director, International Development Education Resource Association, 1992-1993 Chair, CBA BC Branch Law Week Planning Committee, 1993 Member, CBA BC Branch Law Week Planning Committee 1992 Lecturer, People's Law School - Small Claims Court, 1990-1994