Professional Background

Ernest Soares is an Associate at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. His areas of practice include insurance law, personal injury law, medical malpractice law, intellectual property law, privacy (CIPP/C certified) and general contractual matters. Ernest also has extensive trial and motion court experience and has appeared in numerous High Court trials. He has also appeared in the South African Supreme Court of Appeal.

Ernest’s pro bono work includes tutoring Pupil Advocates in court appearance training and divorce action training as well as completing numerous pro bono divorce actions for low-income families.

He also formerly sat as the Legal Observer on the board of the Music Publishers Association where he gave intellectual property and competition law advice to the organization.

Education

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional / Canada (CIPP/C), International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2021
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2018