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Lawyers West is committed to providing quality legal services for businesses and individuals across the Lower Mainland. Our team's proven experience in business law, estate planning, estate litigation, and insurance law, informs solutions tailored to your specific legal needs.

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Estates and Trusts

Estate Planning
  • Preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements
  • Implementation of alter ego, joint partner, family trusts
  • Corporate reorganizations related to estate planning
Estate Litigation
  • Undue Influence
  • Validity of Wills
  • Wills Variation Claims
  • Breaches of Trust
  • Improper Administration
Estate and Trust Administration
  • Administration of estates and probate matters
  • Advising trustees on duties and obligations
  • Administration of intervivos trusts

Business Law

Commercial Transactions
  • Buying or selling all or part of a business
  • Commercial borrowing
  • Equity financing
Real Estate
  • Purchase and sale of commercial properties
  • Commercial leasing matters, for landlords and tenants
  • Real estate financing
Commercial Litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Debt Recovery
  • Breach of Contract
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Construction Claims

Insurance Denials

Life Insurance
  • Allegations of Medical Misrepresentation
  • Ambigious Policy Wording
  • Material Change of Circumstance
  • Concurrent Policy Considerations
Property Loss
  • Fire Damage
  • Water Damage
  • Allegations of Misrepresentation
  • Submissions to Referee
  • Bad Faith by Insurers
Disability
  • Bad Faith Denials
  • Failure to consider all Medical Evidence
  • The 2 year "any occupation" threshold

The right people make all the difference.
Meet our team

Tim Maledy

Tim is a senior litigator providing clients with skilled experience insurance, construction, estate, and commercial litigation matters.

He has successfully conducted many trials, prosecuted and defended appeals, and prevailed as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada.

James Maledy

James represents clients in range of fields, including commercial, insurance, estates and employment matters.

He has successfully advocated for his clients in the Provincial, Supreme and Appellant Courts of British Columbia.

Mark Bickford

Mark has a decade of experience assisting small and medium-sized businesses with their legal needs.

Mark also helps individuals with estate planning matters, including the preparation of wills and the establishment of trusts.

Lawyers West LLP
101-566 Lougheed Hwy
Coquitlam, BC V3K 3S3

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