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Allison Foord

Associée

Vancouver
AFoord@blg.com
604.640.4079

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Allison has a varied civil litigation practice and a broad range of experience. She is the Vancouver Practice Group Leader for the Product Liability Group and the Health Law Group. She has served as counsel in numerous matters with particular emphasis on product liability, class actions, insurance defence, privacy, and health law.

Allison is experienced in the conduct of complex litigation at all stages including trial and in class action proceedings. Allison regularly defends major automotive manufacturers, disability insurance companies, healthcare providers, and the manufacturers of sports and recreational equipment, light equipment, heavy machinery, and household products.

She also advises our clients on privacy law matters which includes the preparation of privacy policies, guidance on practices, reviews of contractual arrangements with service providers in Canada and elsewhere, and responses to complaints, access requests, and breaches. She is one of two Privacy Officers for BLG.

General Representative Work

  • Extensive experience in the conduct of complex product liability litigation, including trial and arbitration experience and class actions.
  • Adept advocate in personal injury, disability insurance, and medical negligence claims.
  • Regularly advises Canadian and U.S. public and private sector organizations on personal information protection issues.
  • Provides guidance across all sectors on insurance coverage disputes.
  • Trusted advisor to health care institutions on risk management, regulatory obligations, and in defense of claims.

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Activités professionnelles

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Product Liability, Insurance, Privacy, Insurance, Class Actions Sections/Subsections
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Defence Research Institute (DRI)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Colombie-Britannique, 2002
  • Territoire du Yukon, 2018
  • LLB, Faculté de droit Osgoode Hall de l'Université York, 2001
  • BA in Political Science and Women's Studies, Université de la Colombie-Britannique, 1998