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Tim Delaney joined Lindsay Kenney LLP in 1990 and became a partner in 1999. He works in the firm’s Vancouver office. Tim’s practice includes commercial litigation, employment litigation, and business disputes. He has a wealth of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer including appearances at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Tim’s commercial litigation experience involves all manner of business disputes including disputes between shareholders or investors, contract claims, and claims involving fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. He has extensive experience with foreclosures and real estate litigation.
In the field of employment law, Tim acts for both employers and employees. 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 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, Tim pursues many interests, including travel, golf, fly fishing and hockey.
- Recognized in Best Lawyers ® in Canada in the area of Personal Injury Litigation, 2021
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