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  • Vancouver

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Education

  • JD, Western University (2014)
  • Concurrent with Honours in Business Administration, Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University (2014), and Global and Intercultural Engagement Program (2014)

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2015
BIOGRAPHY

Natasha Petersen is a Vancouver-based litigator, focusing on transportation, product liability, construction, insurance, and business disputes. Natasha guides clients through the litigation process, advocating for their best interests in court or negotiating on their behalf out of court. She has argued cases in British Columbia’s Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and the Court of Appeal. She was recognized as a 2018 and 2019 Benchmark Litigation Future Star and on the 40 & Under Hot List for Canada.

Natasha joined the firm’s Vancouver office as a litigation associate after completing her articles at a large regional firm and being called to the British Columbia Bar in 2015.

During law school, Natasha was a Case Manager and Advisor with the Western Business Law Clinic, helping business owners in Ontario navigate their legal issues from incorporation to international expansion. She was also on the Canadian national champion team of the largest moot in the world and served as an editor with the Western Journal of Legal Studies.

Natasha obtained her law degree (JD) from the University of Western Ontario, now Western University, in 2014. Concurrently with her JD, she completed an Honours degree in Business Administration, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship program, and a Certificate in Global and Intercultural Engagement. This well-rounded education allows Natasha to take a comprehensive approach to law, reviewing problems from both a legal and business standpoint and focusing on practical solutions.

Natasha’s other passions include travel and fitness. She has travelled extensively around the world and has visited every continent. She is also an Ironman triathlete and has finished races in both USA and Canada.

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    Wark v. Kang, 2020 BCSC 196. Natasha Petersen acted as co-counsel for defendants in civil jury trial on successful post-verdict applications by defendants for deductions to plaintiff’s awards for past wage loss, special damages, and the cost of future care to take into account income tax and no-fault benefits paid or payable under sections 83, 95, and 98 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act and Part 7 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Regulations, and by plaintiff for an award of management fees.

    Mullany v. Squamish-Lillooet, 2019 BCSC 1581. Natasha Petersen acted as co-counsel for the successful Petitioners in an application to review the District’s decision to cancel their building permit. The property was in the ALR and the permit authorized alterations to the existing farm building to allow the production of cannabis. The court ordered the District to reissue the permit.

    R. v. Melrose, 2016 BCCA 292, 338 C.C.C. (3d) 413. Natasha Petersen acted as co-counsel for the accused in a summary conviction appeal raising issues under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Offence Act.

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