Kim Wigmore


Kim Wigmore Law Corporation


Kim’s practice involves a broad range of insurance litigation including complex multi-party casualty, property losses, professional liability, construction, liquor liability, and transportation. Kim also advises insurers on coverage obligations under all types of policies, including Hull and Machinery, Protection and Indemnity, Cargo, Professional Liability, Course of Construction, Commercial General Liability, Wrap-up and Comprehensive Homeowners.

Kim is the head of the firm’s Transportation Group and Professional Liability Group. He is a tireless advocate for his clients, representing them in all levels of the British Columbia, Alberta, and Federal Courts, including Appellate Courts.  He also has extensive experience before administrative tribunals and in mediations.

Kim has written papers on a wide range of topics in insurance law and civil litigation. He creates and presents seminars for clients, professional groups, and industry groups in these areas. He is past chair of the British Columbia Maritime Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, a Director of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, and a former executive member of the Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia.

Outside of work, Kim spends time with family, including his four daughters. He is an avid golfer and fisherman and enjoys hitting the local mountains during ski season.

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LL.M., University of London, 1997

LL.B., Dalhousie University, 1994

B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 1990

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1995

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales

Canadian Maritime Law Association

Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters

Canadian Transport Lawyers Association

Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia

Member of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation, Insurance Law, and Maritime Law Sections


Canadian Liability Issues in Motor Truck Transport Claims

E-Discovery in British Columbia

Narrowing the Scope of Canadian Maritime Law

Trends in Liquor Host Liability

Small Vessel Monitoring and Inspection Program

Inherent Vice and Fortuitous Events in “All Risks” Policies

Workers Compensation Legislation and Canadian Maritime Law

Motor Carrier Law in B.C. is Clarified


Listed in the Best Lawyers in Canada from 2013–2024