Alan McConchie

Notable Cases

Rook v. Halcrow,  2019 BCSC 2253
Acted as counsel for the plaintiff in his action against an ex-girlfriend who posted defamatory statements on Instagram and other web sites following the termination of their relationship. The British Columbia Supreme Court awarded the plaintiff $175,000 general damages, $25,000 aggravated damages and $29,870 (US) special damages. The Court also granted the plaintiff an injunction. In his reasons, the trial judge stated: “The courts have recognised that the internet can be used as an exceedingly effective tool to harm reputations. This is one such case.”

Level One Construction Ltd. v. Burnham,  2019 BCCA 407
See Counsel Comments, Take Five newsletter, December issue

Graham v. Purdy, 2017 SKQB 42 (CanLII)

Roshard v. St. Dennis, 2013 BCSC 1388 (CanLII)

Lawson v. Baines, 2012 BCCA 117 (CanLII)

Mann v. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, 2012 BCSC 181 (CanLII)

Hansen v. Tilley, 2009 BCSC 360 (CanLII)