Jane Ingman Baker is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.

Professional Background

Dr. Jane Ingman Baker is Counsel practicing in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on construction, municipal and professional liability, and environmental matters. Jane is a member of the Construction and Infrastructure, Insurance, Commercial Litigation and Professional Liability Law Groups, and is the Co-Chair of the Conflicts Committee at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP.

She has experience in complex large litigation matters, including class actions, precedent setting coverage disputes, and environmental claims. She represents a variety of clients as defense counsel, and, in addition, acts as coverage counsel for both insurers and others. Jane also represents contractors in a broad variety of matters. She has acted as a Fairness Advisor on several projects.

Jane actively seeks out and employs alternative dispute resolution techniques, and works to resolve conflicts efficiently and effectively.


  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1986
  • Bachelor of Laws, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, 1985
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of British Columbia, 1980
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of Sussex, 1975

Rankings + Recognitions

  • Ranked in the areas of Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, and Insurance Law by Best Lawyers Canada®.
  • Recognized in Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a “Litigation Star”.


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Urban Development Institute
  • Member, UBC Clinical Research Ethics Board

Community + Volunteering


  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Lecturer, Construction Law 439, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law
  • Workshop leader -Expert Evidence Forum, The Canadian Institute


  • Past Vice Chair, The Child and Family Research Institute at Children’s Hospital
  • Past Vice Chair, Dunbar Community Center Association
  • Active in the community of Dunbar in land use issues, community recreation and earthquake preparedness
  • Community Workshops, Master Gardener Association


  • Speaker, Building and Land Use Think Tank Session, MIABC Risk Management Conference, March, 2021
  • Keynote Speaker, CIQS Prompt Payment & Adjudication Webinar Event, June, 2020