Additional Contact Info

  • FAX 604 899 5216
  • Vancouver

Matthew's Assistant

Education

  • JD, University of Saskatchewan College of Law (2013)
  • BA, Simon Fraser University (2009)

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2014
BIOGRAPHY

Matthew Straw is a Vancouver-based litigation lawyer practising in personal injury litigation, insurance defence litigation, employment litigation, and general civil litigation. He has represented clients in the Supreme Court and Provincial Court of British Columbia on a variety of civil litigation matters.

Since joining the firm’s Vancouver office in 2014, Matt has appeared as counsel in numerous trials defending personal injury actions. Matt works regularly with both institutional and individual clients. He is committed to providing his clients with efficient solutions and regularly advocates for their best interests in mediation proceedings.

Matt volunteers regularly to provide pro bono legal advice to clients of Access Pro Bono BC’s Summary Advice Program.

Outside of his busy law practice, Matt enjoys keeping active in a number of sports including hockey, soccer, and golf.

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  • Notable Cases

    Chaube v. Neja, 2017 BCSC 1415.  A successful cross-examination of the plaintiff resulted in a complete dismissal of their claim, with costs.

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  • Associations
    • Member of Law Society of British Columbia