Jill Yates

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

745 Thurlow St, Suite 2400
Vancouver, BC V6E 0C5
Phone: (604) 643-7908
Fax: (604) 643-5708
E-mail: jyates@mccarthy.ca

Partner in and Practice Lead of the firm’s Litigation Group in Vancouver. Experienced commercial litigator and has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and in arbitral hearings. Has particular expertise in complex commercial litigation, including class actions, involving a variety of industries. Editor of Defending Class Actions in Canada: A Guide for Defendants (LexisNexis), now in its fourth edition. Recognized in the 2016 Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas of Class Action Litigation and Corporate and Commercial Litigation, in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Canada's The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a future star in class actions and a local litigation star in product liability, and as a leading lawyer in product liability defence in Who’s Who: Canada. Member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Vancouver Bar Association. Chair of the Class Actions Section of the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia. Regularly presents on topics related to class actions. Clerked for the Chief Justice of the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2002.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (BC)
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