Navigating the contractual relationship between insurers and insureds is complex and nuanced, whether it be coverage advice or litigation. Strong legal analysis, experience, and industry insight are required to find both principled and practical solutions.

As a specialty insurance defence lawyer and coverage specialist, Bo helps our clients resolve their complex insurance disputes in a strategic, timely, and cost-efficient manner. Bo works closely with insurance companies and policyholders, offering counsel from when a claim is made to its resolution. Bo provides coverage advice through drafting opinions, reservation of rights letters, and position letters. Further, she assists our clients with directing coverage investigations and monitoring the handling of ongoing claims.

Specialty insurance defence Insurance coverage advice and disputes
Bad faith claims Underwriting advice and product development

Bo is proactive and thoroughly assesses cases at the outset so that clients can realistically determine risk and implement the appropriate strategies to secure their best possible outcome. She is known for her aptitude for legal analysis, ability to quickly distill facts, pragmatic problem-solving skills, and commitment to providing timely, cost-effective, and practical solutions.

Bo has represented clients on matters before various tribunals, the Provincial Court of British Columbia, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia and Saskatchewan Courts of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. This experience gives Bo’s clients an advantage because she can quickly identify legal issues, key facts, and potential risks when advising clients.

Awards & Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch, Insurance Law, 2024
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Awards & Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch, Insurance Law, 2024
Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association, member
  • Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia, member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, member
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2013
  • University of British Columbia, Juris Doctor, 2012
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, 2006
External Presentations
  • Presenter, "Canadian Law on Bad Faith and Punitive Damages", May 2023
  • Presenter, "Top Cases & Industry Developments in P&C Insurance", Insurance Institute of British Columbia, June 2023
  • Presenter, "Canadian Law on Bad Faith, Material Change in Risk and Material Misrepresentation", September 2023
External Publications
  • Co-author, "The Future of Construction Insurance and Bonding", American Bar Association, April 2023
Additional Languages
  • French (conversational)