Claire gets results. She was laser focused on my concerns and goals. She anticipated both opportunities and challenges and provides real leadership to the client. Anyone who has legal issues related to property would be extremely lucky to have her represent them. She is BY FAR the best in her field.

Vancouver Landlord


Claire Immega is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.

Professional Background

Claire Immega (she/her/hers) is the Director of Legal Talent at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.

She is responsible for the recruitment and development of the Firm’s associates and students. Collaborating with the partners, management team, and practice groups, Claire provides career coaching and mentoring, supports professional learning, and oversees performance management and retention. She is also a member of the Firm’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.

Claire brings her passion for nurturing the careers of young lawyers and her ten years of experience as a practicing commercial litigator with Singleton Reynolds to her role.

She also maintains a limited legal practice, focusing on real estate disputes and other specialized matters for her existing and selected new clients.


  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2012
  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Toronto, 2006

Rankings + Recognitions

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers Canada® as “One to Watch”
  • Recognized in Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a “Future Litigation Star” and featured in the 40 and Under Hot List
  • Recognized as a “Lawyer to Watch” in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory


  • Member, Board of LandlordBC
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Claire’s experience includes:

• Complex corporate and commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes and directors and officer’s liability, including:
-lead defence counsel in ongoing corporate officer’s negligence and fraud litigation surrounding the negotiation of an liquefied natural gas deal and the purchase of real estate worth $37 million
-key legal team member in complex securities fraud and negligence disputes worth over $500 million and a shareholders’ dispute worth approximately $250 million

• Leasing and development, including managing commercial, residential, and long-term leasing disputes, and advising landlords and developers on tenant relocation and development planning, including:
-advising landlords and property owners through renovation and repair of low and high-rise properties in various municipalities, including Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, and Victoria
-assisting apartment building owners through renovation and redevelopment processes in a changing legal and regulatory environment
-managing legal issues related to a $20 million downtown Vancouver apartment building renovation
-acting for industry organizations in appellate matters regarding landlord issues

• Estate litigation, including wills variation actions, estate administration, committeeships, and probate.

• Real estate litigation, including real estate fraud and contract disputes, including:
-acts as lead plaintiff counsel in ongoing $1.5 million real estate fraud litigation, in which she secured Mareva freezing orders over $1.7 million of assets
-acts as lead plaintiff counsel in dispute over investment in a Caribbean property worth $10 US million

• Representing regulated professionals in disciplinary matters, including dentists, geoscientists, registered clinical counsellors, and others, and settling most disciplinary matters with minimal fines and penalties.



  • Speaker, LandLordBC, The Province and the Cities: Navigating Government Responses to the Rental Housing Crunch, June, 2019
  • Speaker, UDI British Columbia, Litigation Challenges Arising From the COVID-19 Pandemic, August 2020