Practice Ivar joined Paine Edmonds LLP in 2002. He is a senior member of the ICBC & Personal Injury Law, Disability Insurance Law, and Insurance Litigation Groups. He is also a member of the firm’s Articling Student Selection Committee. Ivar’s representative clients include Canada Safeway Limited. Ivar has appeared as lead counsel in hearings and trials in the Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal of British Columbia, as well as the Federal Court of Canada (Trial Division and Court of Appeal). He has also appeared before administrative bodies such as the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal and the Pension Appeals Board. Ivar has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Lawyers in Vancouver by Metro News readers.
- Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2003
- University of British Columbia – Bachelor of Laws, 2002
- University of British Columbia – Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), 1999
- Member, Law Society of British Columbia
Personal Notes Ivar was born and raised in Vancouver. He and his wife and daughter reside in Richmond. As a law student, Ivar was actively involved in the Law Students' Legal Advice Program, a non-profit society run by law students at the University of British Columbia. He volunteered as a clinician and clinic head, and eventually became a member of the Executive as the Director of Operations. Ivar enjoys playing both outdoor and indoor soccer, travelling, volunteering at Canuck Place Children's Hospice as well as spending time with friends and family.