David T. McKnight

David T. McKnight

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Recognized since 2015

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

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David McKnight is a Partner, and the leader of the firm’s Administrative Law, Cannabis and Defamation + Publication Risk Management Practice Groups.

David is also a member of the Insurance and Local Government Practices. His practice is in the area of insurance litigation defence and includes construction litigation, fire loss, police claims, personal injury, property damage, administrative law and defamation. David also regularly provides coverage opinions and handles subrogated claims on behalf of insurers.

He has extensive experience in both the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal and works closely with clients to resolve actions through trial, mediation and the settlement process.


  • West Georgia Street, Suite 2700-700
    Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B8


  • University of British Columbia, LL.B., graduated 1992
  • University of Saskatchewan, M.A., graduated 1988
  • University of Saskatchewan, B.A. (Honours), graduated 1984

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1994


  • Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association - Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, (Banking, Insolvency, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Municipal Insurance Law and Administrative Law Subsections) - Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia - Member
  • Supreme Court of British Columbia - 1992, Judicial Law Clerk
  • Vancouver Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Insurance Law


  • 2015 – 2021 Best Lawyers® in Canada Insurance Law
  • 2012 – 2021 Benchmark Canada Litigation Star, General Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Insurance Law

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