Robert S. Anderson, Q.C.

Robert S. Anderson, Q.C.


Farris LLP

Recognized since 2009

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Defamation and Media Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Defamation and Media Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Defamation and Media Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Defamation and Media Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Defamation and Media Law
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Robert Anderson practices as general counsel representing clients incourt and in alternative dispute forums. He regularly practices in a wide variety of areas of law including class actions, corporate, commercial,securities, white collar criminal matters, media and defamation, administrative, environmental, constitutional, property assessment, municipal expropriation and criminal.Mr. Anderson has appeared in all levels of the courts of British Columbia, the Federal Trial Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Tax Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Anderson has both appeared before and/or conducted judicial review proceedings of decisions from a wide spectrum of statutory decision makers. Mr. Anderson has represented corporations, individuals, various levels of government and other public bodies.

Mr. Anderson practiced as Crown Counsel before he joined Farris. He has been an adjunct professor at the UBC Law School where he taught Administrative Law; he has been an instructor in the Allan McEachern Course on Trial Advocacy at the UBC Law School; he is an editor of Introducing Evidence at Trial: A British Columbia Handbook a text published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia; and he has been a lecturer at a variety of courses offered by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Pacific Centre South, 25th Floor
    700 West Georgia Street
    P.O. Box 10026
    Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3
    Canada

Education

  • Queen’s University, LL.B, graduated 1977
  • University of Toronto, B.A., graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1978

Farris LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

49 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Defamation and Media Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Defamation and Media Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Defamation and Media Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Defamation and Media Law, Vancouver, Canada (2022)
  • Defamation and Media Law, Vancouver, Canada (2017)
  • Defamation and Media Law, Vancouver, Canada (2014)

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

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Defamation and Media Law

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