Catherine L. Woods, QC
Associate Counsel

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

700 West Georgia St, Suite 2700
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B8
Phone: (604) 484-1784
Fax: (604) 484-9784
E-mail: cwoods@ahbl.ca
 
 
 

Catherine Woods, QC, is Senior Counsel for the health care protection program and defends the most significant medical malpractice claims in the province with an emphasis on obstetrical and serious brain injury cases. She regularly appears as counsel in all levels of courts including the BC Supreme Court, the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Catherine advises hospitals on quality assurance investigations, patient confidentiality, consent to treatment and end of life issues. She is a frequent lecturer and presenter for The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC on standards of nursing practice, expert evidence and the law relating to causation. Catherine was called to the BC Bar in 1984 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2005. In 2017, she was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.


Year Called to the Bar:1984 (BC)
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