Professional Background

Matthew Milne is an Associate in the Insurance and Construction and Infrastructure Practice Groups at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP, specializing in insurance defence and coverage work, most often in the construction context.

Matthew is a relationship-builder, bringing practical decision-making to his construction and insurance practice with the drive to bring major disputes to successful resolution.

Matthew maintains a practice acting for owners, developers, engineers and contractors throughout the course of construction and following project completion. He also regularly advises clients with respect to commercial general liability, E&O, builder’s risk, and wrap-up liability policies.

Matthew regularly represents clients in court proceedings and Alternative Dispute Resolution forums.

  • Insurance coverage claims on behalf of project participants and insurers, in relation to design and construction; 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 design and construction claims;
  • Acting on behalf of individuals and corporate entities in commercial lease disputes, residential tenancies, and construction claims; and
  • Acting on behalf of insurers in relation to claims for equitable contribution.

Matthew articled at the firm, and has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.


  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2018
  • Juris Doctor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2017

Community + Volunteering

  • Co-Lecturer, Construction Law 439, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law
  • Access Pro Bono, Summary Advice Program