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.
In 2022, Tim was chosen to be a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of the Bar.
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
- Chosen as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, 2022
British Columbia, 1989
Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 1988
Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Criminology), Simon Fraser University, 1985
Memberships and Affiliations
Bencher of the Law Society of BC
Trial 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
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