Mr. Legh has been a litigation lawyer in Victoria since 1987. 35 years in the field make him one of the most experienced personal injury lawyers in B.C., representing clients from around the world for whom he has obtained settlements or judgments as high as $6.3 Million. He has been successful at every level of court in British Columbia in a variety of cases.
His litigation experience is extensive in many areas of law, including: wills and estate litigation, ICBC claims commercial litigation, business law, professional malpractice, employment law, family law, tax appeals, and property assessment appeals.
While a litigator, Mr. Legh has also had a great deal of experience in business not only running a successful law firm but in a number of other businesses including restaurants, resorts, and importers. He has acted for hundreds of companies over the years, helping to ensure they too are successful and avoid the legal pitfalls facing them.
He graduated with his LL.B. from the University of Manitoba in 1985 and is a member of the Law Societies of both Manitoba and British Columbia. He obtained his Family Law Mediation designation in 1993 and has authored numerous legal articles including his work as a co-author of the BC Property Assessment Manual. For many years he has been actively involved with the executive of the Victoria Bar Association, including acting as President on two occasions and as the ongoing editor of the Bar’s newsletter.
Mr. Legh also has a strong commitment to giving back to the community and has been a lifelong volunteer with many organisations including Scouts Canada, with which he has been a member since 1970.