• Posts by Jane Mayfield

    Jane is an associate in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, where she practices commercial litigation and administrative law. She has experience acting for ...

Administrative decision-makers, like judges, can get the facts wrong. When a tribunal’s enabling legislation restricts appeals to questions of law alone, are participants precluded from asking the courts to review errors of fact or mixed fact and law? In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed in Yatar v. TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, 2024 SCC 8 that a ...


In a recent decision (V.I.T. Estates Ltd. v. New Westminster (City), 2023 BCCA 183), the BC Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge to a zoning bylaw requiring that certain privately-owned strata units in the City of New Westminster be used as rental properties. The Court’s conclusion turned primarily on its finding that the Residential Tenancy Act (“RTA”) does not ...


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