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B.C. Trial Lawyers

The Vancouver, British Columbia law firm of Kovacs & Norell has been providing timely, innovative solutions to our clients’ legal problems since 1997. Our lawyers offer more than 150 years of experience resolving a broad range of complex legal matters in a number of areas including professional negligence, occupiers liability, construction, aboriginal law, product liability, commercial litigation, insurance defence and personal injury.

Guided by the principles of excellence, integrity and trust, our Vancouver civil litigation lawyers are committed to helping every client obtain the best available result. Our lawyers are recognized throughout the legal community in their respective areas of specialty. We have substantial experience at all levels of the court system, including British Columbia’s trial and appellate courts, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Putting Client Service First

We are proud of our reputation for providing exceptional service to our clients. We are a boutique law firm that focuses on building relationships as opposed to simply processing cases. We manage our practice so that we can give you and your legal issue the dedicated attention needed to reach a favourable outcome.

You will find everyone at our firm to be approachable, professional and ready to assist you. Our lawyers remain accessible throughout your legal proceeding. Questions and concerns are addressed personally by your lawyer.

Employment Opportunities

At GKN, we recognize that the provision of exceptional client service is a result of the collaboration of dedicated lawyers who are experts in the field, and the committed and capable support staff who assist them.

We foster a supportive and collegial work environment while providing opportunities for growth and development.

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Hot water in many commercial facilities is normally supplied via central boilers powered by fossil fuels, while air cooling is supplied by electric chillers. By us- ing a self-contained water heat pump, Energy takes unused thermal energy from existing air-conditioning systems and transfers it to the boilers’ circuit. This new and efficient thermal energy can then be used in showers, pools, and kitchens.

Introducing Kovacs & Norell

Effective January 1, 2023, Arthur M. Grant is no longer a partner at the firm. We thank Arthur for his 25 years with Grant Kovacs Norell and we wish him success in his new chapter in life. Our new firm name is Kovacs & Norell and we are excited to continue…

A tailored approach to mediation

I am pleased to notify you that I am now open to taking on new mediation clients!

ICBC Introduces Cap on Damages

Any accident that occurs on or after April 1, 2019 will be subject to the “minor injury cap” amendment to the Insurance Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c. 231. Under the new cap, compensation for person with “minor injuries” is limited to $5,500.

Ending a Client-Lawyer Relationship

In a recent decision (Lynch v Ueland, 2018 BCSC 2144), a Plaintiff struggled to find a lawyer to handle his personal injury case. The case was not straight forward, but the Plaintiff eventually found someone to take it.

GKN Welcomes New Lawyers

Grant Kovacs Norell is pleased to announce that Carina Chiu and Wesley Sweeney have recently joined the firm as associate lawyers. Their full biographies can be found on this website.

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900 Howe Street
Suite 400
Vancouver, BC