I can always count on Harpreet for thoughtful advice and effective advocacy. Most importantly, I trust that she will provide our clients with the same high-level of service we do. That peace of mind is invaluable.

Claims Counsel
International Specialty Insurance Company

Professional Background

Harpreet is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Business, Construction and Infrastructure and Insurance Law Practice Groups at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.  She has a broad range of experience in civil disputes and has represented parties in various matters including breach of contract disputes, insurance claims, negligence and professional liability cases, product liability issues, personal injury and construction-related matters such as delay claims, deficiencies and workmanship issues and design issues.

Harpreet works with a diverse group of clients who range from business owners, insurance companies, medical professionals, developers and contractors to  crown corporations and governmental bodies.

With over ten years of litigation experience, Harpreet has been involved in all areas of litigation and dispute resolution and represented her clients in trials, arbitrations, mediations, applications and negotiations.  She has achieved successful results at all levels of Court in British Columbia and the Supreme Court of Yukon.

Education

  • Call to the British Columbia Bar, 2010
  • Juris Doctor, University of Victoria, 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Women Studies), Simon Fraser University, 2006

Memberships

  • Law and Policy Reform Officer, Canadian Bar Association, Insurance Law Section, British Columbia Branch
  • Young Lawyers Committee Representative, National Executive Canadian Bar Association Construction and Infrastructure Law Section
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Member, South Asian Bar Association
  • Member, Association of South Asian Professionals
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Community + Volunteering

  • Chapter Governance Committee, Punjabi Chamber of Commerce
  • Leader, Punjabi Chamber of Commerce, Vancouver Chapter
  • Marketing Communications & Public Affairs, Punjabi Chamber of Commerce
  • Mentor, Canadian Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia

Publications

Presentations

  • Moderator, “CBA Construction and Infrastructure Law Online Symposium” CBA Construction and Infrastructure (National Executive), October, 2021
  • Speaker, “The Best Defence”, Canadian Defence Lawyers, October, 2019
  • Speaker, BC Paralegal & Insurance Professional Program, Canadian Defence Lawyers, May, 2019
  • Interview, Global News, Frozen out by a fridge still under warranty, August, 2017