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David Varty was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1980. He practiced civil litigation in Vancouver and then served as counsel with the Department of Justice and with the Canadian Transport Commission in Ottawa. In 1984 he founded Varty & Company. He has written over 40 publications on legal and public issues. He is fluent in English and French.

Skilled Communicator

  • Courtroom, public forums, radio and T.V.
  • Written briefs, legal articles and five books

Sound Advice

  • Canadian government regulatory experience
  • Supreme Court litigation since 1980
  • In-house counsel experience
  • Operating a law firm since 1984

Legal Knowledge

  • Masters of Law from McGill University
  • Handling complex litigation and commercial matters
  • Teaching at Continuing Legal Education and Simon Fraser University


(604) 684 5356




Brent Ellingson has a law degree from the University of Victoria and was called to the Bar in 2003. He practices in general litigation, including family and criminal law, ICBC and personal Injury matters, and a variety of civil litigation. He has previously practiced as a solicitor for BC First Nations in matters of natural resource development, at a Vancouver family law boutique, and as in-house counsel for a West Vancouver business. He is also a former nominee to the Income Assistance Tribunal, hearing recipients’ applications for review of government decisions about their benefits.

Court Experience

  • BC Provincial Court, BC Supreme Court and the BC Court of Appeal
  • Mediations, Arbitrations
  • Administrative Tribunals

Balanced Perspective

  • Experience as litigator, in-house counsel and business solicitor
  • University degrees in Science, English and Law

Breadth of Experience and Knowledge

  • Criminal law
  • Family law
  • Contract litigation
  • Civil litigation
  • ICBC and personal injury law
  • Corporate law
  • Aboriginal business and litigation

David Varty

Brent Ellingson

300-1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 2E9

Phone (604) 684-5356

Fax (604) 608-3256

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