Professional Background

Edmundo Guevara is an Associate in the Insurance, Construction and Infrastructure and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. His practice focuses on insurance defence, construction disputes, commercial and business disputes and personal injury. He works closely with his clients to achieve an effective and efficient resolution of their legal problems.

Edmundo has a diverse legal background having practiced extensively in the Philippines before immigrating to Canada particularly in the areas of tax, commercial and business law. He is a former Deputy Commissioner of the Philippines’ tax agency where his responsibilities included the prosecution of civil and criminal tax cases. Edmundo has also served as consultant to the Asian Development Bank and the United States Agency for International Development in connection with efforts to enhance the Philippine government’s capabilities in effectively developing and prosecuting tax fraud and tax evasion cases.

Education

Bar Admissions

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2012
  • Called to the Philippine Bar, 1988

Education

  • Certificate of Qualification, National Committee on Accreditation, 2011
  • LL.M. (with Distinction), University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, 2004
  • LL.B., University of the Philippines, 1988
  • B.A., Honours, University of the Philippines, 1984

Memberships

  • Former Director and Treasurer, B.C. Human Rights Coalition
  • Former Director, Philippines-Canada Trade Council
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia, 2012
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, 1989

Community + Volunteering

Edmundo is involved in fundraising projects for local and global causes.

Publications