Managing risk is a key aspect of any business. Anticipating what those risks are, and providing proactive and practical advice when risks occur is a key focus for Kim in her role as advisor and advocate for her clients.

When it comes to legal disputes, even seemingly minor cases have a way of damaging relationships, tarnishing reputations, delaying work, and burning through enormous sums of money, time, and talent.

Kim understands that when faced with conflict and risk, our clients are looking for timely, cost-effective, and practical solutions that protect their interests now and for the future. When working with our insurance clients, Kim’s thorough attention to detail combined with the ability to see the big picture help to mitigate and manage any exposure on liability and coverage assignments. For our construction clients, this methodical and evidence-based approach aids in minimizing any negative impact on project development and completion plans.

Organization and dedication are the keys to success. Understanding this, Kim helps our clients overcome challenges with a systematic and determined approach, reaching goals for our clients in the most practical and efficient way to grow their business.

She finds her work most rewarding when she is strongly advocating for our client’s interests and showcasing how the law can be used to make a tangible and positive impact in people’s lives.

Prior to embarking on her law career, Kim earned her Bachelor of Legal Studies at Capilano University where she graduated with distinction. Over the course of her academic journey, Kim built a strong foundation in procedural law, the rules that dictate how a court hears and determines what happens in legal proceedings. Even the strongest cases can be lost if parties do not use and follow procedures effectively, which is why Kim’s hands-on knowledge of the rules and exceptions of the court make her an invaluable asset to our litigation clients.

Insurance policy interpretation and coverage advice on COC, E&O, commercial liability and property policies, homeowners and D&O policies General and professional liability claims
Occupiers liability claims Property damage claims, including loss by fire and related perils
Contract disputes Subrogated claims
General liability claims Construction deficiency and defects
Delay, productivity and acceleration claims Builders lien issues
Bond claims and advice
Awards & Distinctions
  • Dean’s List, University of Ottawa, 2018 - 2021
  • Nelligan O’Brien Payne 1st Year Moot Competition Semi-Finalist, 2018
  • Dean’s List, Capilano University, 2013 – 2014
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Awards & Distinctions
  • University of Ottawa, Dean’s List, 2018 - 2021
  • Nelligan O’Brien Payne 1st Year Moot Competition Semi-Finalist, 2018
  • Capilano University, Dean’s List, 2013 – 2014
Industry Involvement
  • Law Society of British Columbia, member
  • Ottawa Law Review, past recruitment committee member, 2019 - 2021
  • Ottawa Law Review, past associate editor, 2019 – 2021
  • Nelligan O’Brien Payne 1st Year Moot Court Competition, past moot judge, 2019
  • Ottawa Law Review, past assistant editor, 2018 - 2019
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2022
  • University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor (Cum Laude), 2021
  • Capilano University, Bachelor of Legal Studies, 2016
External Publications & Presentations
  • Co-author, ““The Rule in Stilk v Myrick is Alive But Unwell”: The Current State of the Law Regarding the Pre-Existing Duty Rule”, County of Carleton Law Association, 2019
  • Speaker, East Region Solicitors Conference, 2019
Community Commitments
  • Vietnamese Professional Association of British Columbia, member, 2019 - current
  • Carnegie Community Centre, past server, 2018
Additional Languages
  • Vietnamese (conversational)