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PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Insurance and Claims

All lawyers at CBM have extensive experience acting on a broad range of commercial claims. We work together with insurers and businesses to assess and defend claims so the impact on the business can be minimized and the dispute resolved in a cost effective manner. Our proficient team handles all aspects of commercial claims from common property damage or bodily injury related matters to catastrophic and complex multi-million dollar claims.

Specialty & Professional Liability Insurance and Claims

CBM Lawyers has been involved in specialty insurance claims for over 50 years. Our deep heritage and contribution to these evolving fields of insurance law is reflected in the number of founding and senior partners who have been appointed to the judiciary in Alberta. Our skills and expertise in specialty insurance claims have become an essential part of the development of today’s senior lawyers who handle the most challenging and important files facing insurers. No matter how large a file, our team of 20+ dedicated insurance defence lawyers provides insurers with the combination of skill and expertise needed to understand, plan and execute a strong and cost effective defence.

Personal Insurance

At CBM Lawyers we manage more than a thousand insurance claims every year. Many of these claims fall under personal insurance policies. Our high level of experience and exposure to these claims means insurers can count on us to understand and assess a file quickly and to determine an appropriate resolution strategy. We then cut to the chase to resolve the file as quickly and efficiently as possible, understanding what an acceptable outcome should be, when to compromise and where to draw the line. With over 20 insurance defence lawyers ranging from senior partners to junior associates, we can always ensure that personal line insurance claims are led by a lawyer with the right level of experience needed to achieve the right result.

Commercial & General Litigation

The CBM team of over 20 insurance lawyers live and breathe dispute resolution every day. Our ability to understand complex issues and focus on finding creative resolutions is why many so businesses turn to CBM for assistance with their commercial litigation. Our team provides advice and assistance through all stages of the litigation process including discovery, mediation and trial and we are adept at negotiating fair and reasonable settlements on behalf of clients.

Business & Personal Services

CBM Lawyers has always been committed to meeting the legal needs of business and individual clients. Our senior partner, John C. Mah Q.C., has extensive experience advising businesses and is regularly assisted on corporate matters by other lawyers in the firm as required. Our business clients range from entrepreneurs starting their first venture and family businesses which have been in operation for many years to well-established corporations. Our knowledge of business structures and re-organizations allows us to provide business owners with seamless guidance on estate planning that complements their business structure and family circumstances. We also offer wills, estate planning and real estate services to all of our clients.