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Cole Bailey is building a legal practice focused on commercial litigation and dispute resolution. His practice encompasses a broad range of complex corporate and commercial matters, domestic and international commercial arbitration, securities litigation and insolvency proceedings. Cole has experience assisting with matters before various levels of court in British Columbia, as well as arbitral tribunals and administrative appeal boards.

Cole joined McMillan as a summer student and completed his articles at the firm before returning as a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in Vancouver’s office.

Cole served in leadership positions throughout his legal education, including as co-president of the Allard Law and Business Society and assistant editor of the UBC Law Review. He also brings considerable knowledge of the start-up industry; he was a legal intern with a local Vancouver fintech company, a student clinician with Allard’s Business Law Clinic and founded a marketing company that services companies seeking to solidify their existing customer base.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Winner of BC Law Schools Moot – 2021

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section, Member-at-Large
  • Canadian Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Member-at-Large
  • Canadian Bar Association, Legal Futures Subcommittee, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the British Columbia Bar
JDPeter A. Allard School of Law at UBC
BA, Political ScienceUniversity of Calgary


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Fourth and Long: B.C. Supreme Court Rejects Players’ Injunction Application to Reverse Simon Fraser University’s Decision to Discontinue its Football Program

Kremler v Simon Fraser University, 2023 BCSC: British Columbia Supreme Court dismisses SFU football players' application for interlocutory injunction.

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Jun 26, 2023
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The Sky is the Limit: B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds $2 Million Summary Judgment Award for Breach of Contract

British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds British Columbia Supreme Court $2 million summary judgment award for breach of contract.

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Apr 20, 2023
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Government Proposes Relief for Issuers of Flow-Through Shares

This article discusses the government's proposal to extend the time for junior mining companies to spend amounts raised on issuance of flow-through shares.

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Jul 28, 2020