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Jason Newton
Associate

Biography

Jason graduated from the University of Victoria with both a JD and MBA degree before being called to the bar in 2017.  Prior to joining Guild Yule LLP Jason articled with a large regional firm and then spent his formative years at a boutique litigation firm in Vancouver learning to represent his clients at all levels of the British Columbia courts.  His varied practice included both private and institutional clients that required his services in all manner of disputes.

When not representing his clients Jason volunteers his time as the president of the Vancouver Bar Association or enjoys all that Vancouver has to offer with his family.

Education | Professional Affiliations

Education:

Juris Doctor & Master of Business Administration, April 2016 University of Victoria
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), Dean’s List April 2013, University of British Columbia

Professional Affiliations:

Law Society of British Columbia, member
Vancouver Bar Association, President, elected to the board of directors in 2018
Canadian Bar Association, member; and former Young Lawyers section treasurer and Provincial Representative

Publications | Seminars

Cases Tried:

• Greenway-Brown v. Kyung, (2018 BCSC 287)
• Greenway-Brown v. Kyung, (2018 BCSC 846) [costs]
• Young v. Shao, (2018 BCSC 2017)
• Lewandowski v. Bercic, (BCPC, unreported, Vancouver, M-1759298)
• Boudreau v. Zhang, (2019 BCSC 1347)
• Greenway-Brown v. MacKenzie, (2019 BCCA 137)
• Puri v. Vuong, (2020 BCSC 28)
• Sehar v. Randhawa, (2020 BCSC 752)
• Poon v. Chiu et al, (BCSC March 2020, oral reasons)
• Kim v. Baldonero et al., (2022 BCSC 167)

Contact

Direct Phone

604-844-5547

Email

jnewton@guildyule.com

Assistant

Erick Chong

604-688-1221 ext.258