Jeffrey Hamel

Associate

Jeffrey Hamel

  • Legal Administrative Assistant
    Cynthia Tochkin
    604 891 7228
    ctochkin@wt.ca

Profile

Jeff joined Whitelaw Twining in 2016 after practicing personal injury law for three years at a boutique firm. Prior to that he articled at a national full service firm with an emphasis on employment, commercial and professional negligence litigation. Jeff has appeared on behalf of clients in matters before the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia, as well as the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

He currently practices in the area of general insurance litigation with a focus on bodily injury claims. Jeff is incredibly adept at taking large volumes of information and distilling it down to the critical facts. He efficiently and effectively moves his files along to resolution, whether through negotiations or litigation.

Outside of work, Jeff is an officer in the Canadian Army Reserves. He spends his weekends conducting operational planning or commanding troops on field exercises. He is also a published historian, an avid boater and guitar player. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College.

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Education

J.D., University of Western Ontario, 2012

P.S.C., Command & General Staff College, 2018

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2013

Member of the Canadian Bar Association

Member of the Law Society of British Columbia