Martin R. Taylor

Martin R. Taylor, Q.C.

Associate Counsel

Law office of Hunter Litigation Chambers

Vancouver BC CA

ADR Certified Designation : C. Arb and C. Med

VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration, Underinsured Motorist Protection (UMP)

Practice Areas : Accounting Law, Banking Law, Combines, Commercial Law, Commercial Law - Development, Company Law, Competition Law, Conflict Law, Construction Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Defamation Law, Education Law, Employment Law, Estate Law, Estate Law - Bankruptcy, Estate Law - Trusts, Estate Law - Wills, Expropriation Law, Financial Services, General Civil Law, Government Law, Human Rights, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Mediation, Multi-Party Disputes, Municipal Law, Negligence Law, Partnership Disputes, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Law - Motor Vehicle, Products Liability Law, Professional Disputes - Liability, Professional Negligence Law, Public Policy, Public Utilities Industry, Real Estate Law, Residential Property Assessment Law, Resource Industry, Sale of Goods Law, School Law, Shareholder Disputes, Shareholder Rights, Small Business Law, Strata Law, Tax Law, Team Facilitation, Trade Law, Transportation Law, University Disputes, Work Place Law

Professional Experience

Martin Taylor practiced in Vancouver for 15 years as counsel in commercial and other litigation before serving for 17 years in province’s superior courts. Since leaving the bench, he has been engaged in commercial dispute mediation and resolution, providing advice to members of the legal profession and carrying out a number of government assignments.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training

  • Has acted in disputes as sole arbitrator, chair or member of domestic or international arbitration panels, special referee and statutory commissioner
  • Mediated a wide variety of disputes
  • Ethics Commissioner, 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games
  • Member of BCICAC, JAA and ICC panels
  • Canadian Public Accounting Officer
Professional and Other Activities

  • Written and spoken on a variety of legal topics
  • Founding Director, BC Law Institute
  • Founding President, Law Courts Education Society
  • Queen’s Counsel, 1996
  • BC Law Society’s Begbie Award for Exceptional Service, 1998
  • UBC Law Alumni Association Achievement Award, 2009
Academic Qualifications

University of British Columbia, LL.B, 196