Jamieson D. Virgin 

Jamieson D. Virgin

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 604.691.7455
e: jamieson.virgin@mcmillan.ca

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Jamieson's legal practice is focused on construction and real estate matters, product liability, competition law, class actions, insurance law, and commercial litigation. Jamieson is a lawyer with McMillan's Advocacy and Litigation Group.

In his construction and real estate practice Jamieson acts on all manner of construction disputes including claims for lien, holdback issues, delay claims, and negligence. Jamieson represents a range of clients on commercial real estate matters including developers, property owners, and commercial landlords and tenants. Jamieson is focused on providing upfront and in depth risk management advice.

Jamieson has assisted clients with a variety of competition law issues including matters involving the Competition Bureau.  His class action practice is focused on two main areas: competition, and product liability. He works on a cross-Canada team of experienced counsel advising a range of international businesses including pharmaceutical companies, automotive manufacturers, and financial services companies.  

Jamieson regularly assists large-scale manufacturers with crafting practical business-focused solutions to a host of product liability issues.  He has a broad commercial litigation practice which includes experience with contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, oppression claims, debt claims, allegations of fraud, and associated matters.

Jamieson has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, Alberta Provincial Court, before the Employment Standards Tribunal, and made submission to the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Presentations

Managing Construction Risk in 2020 and Beyond
The International Concrete Repair Institute and the American Concrete Institute

Publications

British Columbia Modernizes Its Arbitration Act
Les accords de poursuite suspendue : un manque de confiance envers les APS sur une infraction aux lois anti concurrence?
How to Prepare for the Post-COVID-19 World of Construction
Perspectives sur la criminalité en col blanc : enquêtes gouvernementales et COVID 19
Perspectives sur la criminalité en col blanc : enquêtes gouvernementales et COVID 19
La gestion de projet en période de pandémie de COVID-19 – Une question de triage
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry: A Reference Guide to the Changed Landscape
Holdbacks in the time of COVID-19: Potential Impacts of Emergency Measures on BC
Deferred Prosecution Agreements Take Off Abroad: Airbus Penalties Exceed $5 Billion
Accords de poursuite suspendue : le Canada donne certaines précisions, mais beaucoup de questions subsistent
Consultation Paper: Reform of the Builders Lien Act – Deadline for Comments from Industry Stakeholders is Fast Approaching
Accords de poursuite suspendue : la prise en considération de l'intérêt public en France
Les accords de poursuite suspendue et l'« intérêt économique national »
Les accords de poursuite suspendue et l'« intérêt économique national »
Cooperating Witnesses not Confidential Informers - Competition Bureau Updates Immunity and Leniency Programs under the Competition Act
Nouveau régime canadien visant les accords de poursuite suspendue
Are You Ready for CASL's Private Right of Action?
Better late than never: Court finds that landlord still entitled to payment of additional rent after forgetting to invoice tenant for 3 years
No Margin for Error in Tendering Process? Recent BC Court of Appeal Decision Warns Bidders to Play by the Rules
Owners and Developers Take Note: Changes to BC's Strata Property Act Coming Soon
The (Non) Smoking Gun: What You Need to Enforce Strata Bylaws in Court
BC Supreme Court Reminds Owners and Developers that Consumer Protection Plays an Important Role in the Strata Property Act
June 1, 2015 Marks an Important Date for British Columbia's "New" Limitation Act
The "Discovery" of Demand Obligations under B.C.'s New Limitation Act
BC Court Considers Striking Out Claims and Defences of Cooperating Parties Who Delayed in Disclosing Existence of Cooperation Agreement
BC Court Takes Laissez-faire Approach to Counsel's Involvement with Expert Reports Compared to Ontario
Waivers of Liability Not Always a Complete Defence when Public Policy Prevails – BCCA Overturns Summary Trial Decision in Niedermeyer v. Charlton
When Will British Columbia's Former Limitation Act Still Apply to Civil Claims in the Province?
BC's Court of Appeal Decertifies "Children's Cough and Cold" Class Action and Confirms that the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act is an "Exhaustive Code" for the Regulation of Consumer Transactions in British Columbia
Lenders are not Law Enforcement Officers – the British Columbia Supreme Court determines the scope of reasonable care under section 20(4)(b) of CDSA
‘Tis The Season For (Conditional) Giving? British Columbia Court Rules On Conditional Donation Agreements
Bound by your words (and your lawyer's) – Hartslief v Terra Nova Royalty, 2013 BCCA 417
Counting down the days to British Columbia's new Limitation Act – June 1, 2013
The importance of substance and form in the enforceability of waivers of liability

News

McMillan nommé cabinet d'avocats de l'année en droit de la concurrence par Chambers Canada
The "Discovery" of Demand Obligations under B.C's New Limitation Act
New associates join McMillan's Vancouver office

Education

  • University of Alberta, LLB - 2010
  • University of Western Ontario, BMOS - 2006

Year Of Call

  • British Columbia - 2011

Practices

litiges en droit des affaires
litiges en construction
immobilier commercial
location immobilière
recours collectifs
responsabilité des commerçants
white collar defence and government investigations
plaidoirie en appel
concurrence
arbitrage
construction

Industries

construction
banques, finances et assurances
transports
immobilier commercial
industries manufacturières, distribution et commerce du détail

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Executive Member of the Vancouver Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

  • Master L D Hyndman Memorial Prize in Professional Responsibility (2009)

Jamieson's legal practice is focused on construction and real estate matters, product liability, competition law, class actions, insurance law, and commercial litigation. Jamieson is a lawyer with McMillan's Advocacy and Litigation Group.

In his construction and real estate practice Jamieson acts on all manner of construction disputes including claims for lien, holdback issues, delay claims, and negligence. Jamieson represents a range of clients on commercial real estate matters including developers, property owners, and commercial landlords and tenants. Jamieson is focused on providing upfront and in depth risk management advice.

Jamieson has assisted clients with a variety of competition law issues including matters involving the Competition Bureau.  His class action practice is focused on two main areas: competition, and product liability. He works on a cross-Canada team of experienced counsel advising a range of international businesses including pharmaceutical companies, automotive manufacturers, and financial services companies.  

Jamieson regularly assists large-scale manufacturers with crafting practical business-focused solutions to a host of product liability issues.  He has a broad commercial litigation practice which includes experience with contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, oppression claims, debt claims, allegations of fraud, and associated matters.

Jamieson has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, Alberta Provincial Court, before the Employment Standards Tribunal, and made submission to the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Septembre 2020
British Columbia Modernizes Its Arbitration Act(seulement disponible en anglais)

Litigation Bulletin

Avril 2020
How to prepare for the post-COVID-19 world of construction
(seulement disponible en anglais)

Link2Build

20 Avril 2020
How to Prepare for the Post-COVID-19 World of Construction(seulement disponible en anglais)

Construction Law Bulletin

8 Avril 2020
La gestion de projet en période de pandémie de COVID-19 – Une question de triage

Bulletin sur le droit de la construction

3 Avril 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry: A Reference Guide to the Changed Landscape(seulement disponible en anglais)

Construction Law Bulletin

2 Avril 2020
Holdbacks in the time of COVID-19: Potential Impacts of Emergency Measures on BC(seulement disponible en anglais)

Litigation/Construction Bulletin

Mars 2020
Deferred Prosecution Agreements Take Off Abroad: Airbus Penalties Exceed $5 Billion(seulement disponible en anglais)

Litigation Bulletin

Janvier 2017
Are You Ready for CASL's Private Right of Action?(seulement disponible en anglais)

Privacy and Class Action Bulletin

Décembre 2016
Better late than never: Court finds that landlord still entitled to payment of additional rent after forgetting to invoice tenant for 3 years(seulement disponible en anglais)

Commercial Real Estate Bulletin; Litigation Bulletin

Avril 2016
Owners and Developers Take Note: Changes to BC's Strata Property Act Coming Soon(seulement disponible en anglais)

Litigation Bulletin

Mars 2016
The (Non) Smoking Gun: What You Need to Enforce Strata Bylaws in Court(seulement disponible en anglais)

Litigation Bulletin

Juin 2015
June 1, 2015 Marks an Important Date for British Columbia's "New" Limitation Act(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
Mai 2015
The "Discovery" of Demand Obligations under B.C.'s New Limitation Act
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3
Juillet 2014
BC Court Takes Laissez-faire Approach to Counsel's Involvement with Expert Reports Compared to Ontario(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
Avril 2014
When Will British Columbia's Former Limitation Act Still Apply to Civil Claims in the Province?(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
Novembre 2013
Bound by your words (and your lawyer's) – Hartslief v Terra Nova Royalty, 2013 BCCA 417(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
Mai 2013
Counting down the days to British Columbia's new Limitation Act – June 1, 2013(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
Juin 2012
The importance of substance and form in the enforceability of waivers of liability(seulement disponible en anglais)
Litigation Bulletin
21 Juillet 2020
Managing Construction Risk in 2020 and Beyond
The International Concrete Repair Institute and the American Concrete Institute
(seulement disponible en anglais)