Roderick McLennan


Direct: 604-630-3173
Fax: 604-609-6688
Assistant: Lucy Godwin

Rod joined Grant Kovacs Norell in 2018.  He is primarily focused on personal injury, insurance defence and commercial litigation.  Prior to joining the firm, Rod articled at a boutique litigation firm where he gained a broad range of experience in the areas of personal injury, criminal law, family law, commercial and estate litigation. While attending law school, Rod interned at a large firm in downtown Vancouver and in Shanghai for a large global firm gaining a wide array of insurance and corporate law experience.

Rod is originally from Edmonton and is a diehard Oilers fan.  Outside of work, Rod enjoys skiing, cycling, and watching movies.  He volunteers for an animal rescue society VOKRA.  He also loves listening to podcasts and watching stand-up comedy.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2018

Education & Awards

  • Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; J.D.  - 2015
  • Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; M.I.R. / Dean’s List & First-in-Class – 2013
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; B.A. (Political Science) - 2012
  • Osgoode Certificate in Construction Law – 2021
  • Awarded Commercial Litigation Excellence Award – Canadian Law Awards in 2021 for Reference re Environmental Management Act, 2020 SCC 1

Published Works

  • Published an article in the Bond Law Review titled “An S.C.C. Ruling that Shakes the Foundations of Canadian Contract Law”

Professional Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”)


  • English

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