Karen McLean


Karen McLean


Karen joined Whitelaw Twining in 2020 as an articled student and continued with the firm as an associate. She primarily practices in construction, commercial, and subrogation matters. Karen provides thorough analysis and practical solutions to obtain the best results for her clients. She has represented clients before the BC Supreme Court and BC Provincial Court.

Karen obtained her Bachelor in Laws directly after high school from Durham University in England and her Master in Laws (Common Law) from Allard Hall. She further developed her client advocacy skills through extensive work and volunteering with low income and vulnerable persons through the Battered Women’s Support Services, Access Pro Bono, the UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, and the HALO Project in England.

Karen loves to travel, having backpacked across four continents, and in her spare time enjoys hiking, kayaking, and training horses in the hunter and jumper disciplines.

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LL.B., Durham University (England) 2015

LL.M. (Common Law), Allard Hall, 2018

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2021

Member of the Law Society of British Columbia

Member of the Vancouver Bar Association