Liz Vanderkleyn

Law Clerk

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Liz has extensive experience in civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defence in the areas of personal injury, municipal, police and product liability.

She is heavily involved in each file from inception to resolution. She works extensively with her team in all aspects of file management including:

  • liaising with experts and investigators
  • drafting pleadings, motion materials and Affidavit of Documents
  • reviewing productions in preparation for attendance at discoveries, mediation, pre-trial and trial
  • liaising with clients, counsel and all levels of the courts

Liz has extensive experience in trial preparation and file management.

Liz has worked in civil litigation since 2005 and joined BLG as a Law Clerk for the Insurance & Tort Liability team in 2019.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, since 2012


  • Certificate, Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2017, 2019
  • Advanced Litigation Law Program, Institute of Law Clerks, 2017
  • Law Clerk Productivity and Effective Docketing Certificate, Institute of Law Clerks, 2013
  • Litigation (Hons) Certificate, Institute of Law Clerks, 2012
  • BA, York University, 2004