Academy Member Inducted 2024

Gaynor Yeung, Mediator, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Gaynor Yeung

Whitelaw Twining
2400 - 200 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1S4
Tel: 604-891-7236
Website: www.wt.ca
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Recognized to British Columbia Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Other ADR Services: Neutral Evaluation

Video Conferencing
Available
  • Practice Commenced2021
  • # of MEDS (as of 27/2/24)250
  • # of ARBS (as of 27/2/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person

Biographical

Gaynor is a mediator and partner at Whitelaw Twining.  She has litigated over 25 years, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants, and is recognized by Best Lawyers® in Canada as a leading practitioner in both Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation.

Gaynor’s experience and knowledge, from decades of litigating in an array of specialty areas, has been advantageous to her practice as a mediator. Along with her technical understanding of litigated issues, she brings an intuitive and compassionate approach to mediation.

Gaynor is an active volunteer in the legal community, providing pro bono work, support to lawyers, and mentoring to both students and young practitioners. She has been recognized by the Vancouver Bar Association with the prestigious Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship award. Gaynor is currently serving her third term as an elected Bencher of the Law Society of BC.  


Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Class Actions
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Disability Claims
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Government/Municipalities
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights Act
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Dismissal

Education

  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1995
  • B.A., University of British Columbia, 1992
  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution courses through the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, the University of British Columbia, and the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1996
  • Called to the Yukon bar in 2011
  • Member of the ADR Institute of British Columbia
  • Member of the ADR Institute of Canada
  • Member of the Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation and Insurance Law Sections
  • Member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Mentor for the Canadian Bar Association Women Lawyers Forum
  • Mentor and Guest Lecturer at the Peter A. Allard School of Law
  • Mentor for FACL BC (the Federation of Asian Canadian lawyers)
  • Volunteer with Lawyers’ Assistance Program
  • Volunteer with Access Pro Bono
  • Past Member of Advisory Committee to Judicial Council
  • Past Member of the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade executive

Rates Information

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Language Skills

English

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