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Robert D. Holmes, Q.C. receives TLABC 2012 Bar Award

Robert D. Holmes, Q.C. receives TLABC 2012 Bar Award

Robert D. Holmes, Q.C. receives TLABC 2012 Bar Award On March 30, 2012 the Trial Lawyers Association of BC presented its 2012 Bar Award to Robert Holmes, Q.C. at its Bench & Bar Awards Luncheon, held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The award recognizes his efforts to ensure the highest standards prevail when it comes to the practice of law and delivery of justice, countless […]

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Leslie Muir and Robert Holmes – Real Property Litigation Seminar

Leslie Muir and Robert Holmes – Real Property Litigation Seminar

Leslie Muir and Robert Holmes – Real Property Litigation Seminar Leslie Muir is Co-Chair / Presenter and Robert Holmes is Presenter in an upcoming Trial Lawyers of British Columbia seminar, “Throwing Dirt Around: Current Directions in Real Property Litigation” to be held on April 27, 2012. Robert will present a paper on “Expropriation: Do they have to pay and how much?”  Leslie will present a […]

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Improving Prospects for Offers to Settle

Improving Prospects for Offers to Settle

John W. Bilawich, Holmes & Bilawich The offer to settle process in the Rules should be straight-forward, but in practice is unpredictable.  The amount of court time and legal resources spent arguing about costs consequences of an offer can become substantial and disproportionate.  To maximize the chance that an offer will be effective, it is important that when formulating the offer counsel consider the requirements […]

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Beyond Miracle Feeds – Another Approach To Setting Aside Default Judgments

Beyond Miracle Feeds – Another Approach To Setting Aside Default Judgments

John W. Bilawich, Holmes & King Faced with the daunting task of applying to set aside a default judgment, the commonly cited authority is the decision of Mr. Justice Hinds in Miracle Feeds v. D. & H. Enterprises Ltd., [1979] B.C.J. No. 1965, 10 B.C.L.R. P 58.  It establishes a four part test … three really, since the fourth step simply addresses mode of proving […]

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Welcome to Holmes and Bilawich Law – Latest News

Welcome to Holmes and Bilawich Law – Latest News

September 2011 – Leslie Muir named one of Canada’s Best Lawyers in the field of Professional Liability and Legal Malpractice cases. Share on Facebook

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Latest News – June 2011

Latest News – June 2011

June 2011 – John Bilawich elected Chair of the Vancouver Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia. Share on Facebook

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Latest New – March 2011

Latest New – March 2011

March 2011 – Robert Holmes appears on two appeals in Supreme Court of Canada in the same week as counsel for the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Share on Facebook

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Latest News – December 2010

Latest News – December 2010

December 2010 – Robert Holmes appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General of British Columbia. Share on Facebook

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