Recognized since 2012
Vancouver, British Columbia
Advertising and Marketing Law
Class Action Litigation
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Privacy and Data Security Law
Robert (Rob) Deane is a Partner and the National Leader of BLG’s Arbitration Group in the Vancouver office. Rob is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading counsel in commercial litigation, international and domestic commercial arbitration, privacy, and intellectual property litigation, among other areas. As litigation counsel, Rob has litigated complex cases throughout Canada and at all levels of court, in diverse areas such as contractual disputes, arbitration-related litigation including appeals, mining disputes, life sciences and other intellectual property disputes, consumer class actions, sponsorship and advertising disputes, shareholder disputes, securities regulation, information and privacy law, and administrative law.
As arbitration counsel, Rob has appeared in significant arbitration proceedings in North America, Asia and Europe, under almost all major institutional sets of rules, in a wide array of industry sectors including construction and infrastructure, manufacturing, technology, distribution, pharmaceuticals, energy, and mining as well as investor-State disputes.
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Vancouver, Canada (2022)
- Privacy and Data Security Law, Vancouver, Canada (2018)
- International Arbitration, Vancouver, Canada (2017)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada™ 2022 for work in:
- Advertising and Marketing Law
- Appellate Practice
- Bet-the-Company Litigation
- Class Action Litigation
- Corporate and Commercial Litigation
- International Arbitration
- Privacy and Data Security Law
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