Professional Background

Matthew Milne is an Associate in the Insurance and Construction Law Groups, specializing in insurance defence and coverage work, most often in the construction context.

Matthew completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2017, where he was involved in pro bono employment and housing law matters. Returning home to Vancouver, Matthew articled with Singleton Reynolds and has developed a practice representing project proponents and insurers throughout the course of construction and following project completion.

Matthew is a relationship-builder, bringing practical decision-making to his construction and insurance practice with the energy to get major projects across the finish line. Matthew has represented clients before all levels of court in British Columbia, including:

  • Insurance coverage claims arising out of construction defects; professional negligence; extended health benefits; and travel related matters;
  • Defence of bodily injury and property damage claims arising out of insured and uninsured motorists; fire loss; and construction claims;
  • Acting on behalf of individuals and corporate entities in commercial lease disputes, residential tenancies, and construction claims; and
  • Prosecution of subrogated claims.

Education

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2018
  • J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2017
  • B.A., Joint Honours, Political Science and English Literature, 2013