Darren Williams, principal of League and Williams, believes the practice of law is about understanding the real impact of the problem being faced, and doing what can be done to meet the needs of the client to arrive at the best resolution possible. It is about providing an exceptional quality of legal services and advice by having a team of committed and collaborative professionals working in the best interests of the client.
Darren Williams was called to the British Columbia bar in 2001 and since that time has focused his practice on the areas of personal injury law, estate disputes and marine law. Darren currently operates the largest marine law practice on Vancouver Island and has written and published over 100 articles on marine law issues. Darren has been invited to speak and has presented on both marine law and personal injury law issues at a number of conferences and events.
Darren Williams is an effective litigator and has made appearances before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia, the Federal Trial and Appeal Courts, the Labour Relations Board and Employment Standards Tribunal, the Workers Compensation Review and Appeal Board, the National Energy Board, the Canadian General Standards Board, and the Transport Canada Medical Review Committee.
Darren has been an active member of the Victoria Bar Association since 2004 and served as president of the Victoria Bar Association in 2013. He is also a member of the Canada Bar Association, the Trial Lawyers Association of BC, the Canadian Maritime Law Association, and the Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Prior to being called to the bar Darren Williams spent considerable time working in the commercial fishing industry accruing over 1,000 days at sea along the BC coast. He graduated from Brentwood College in 1991 and attended the University of Victoria, earning a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology in 1996 and a Juris Doctor in 2000.
Darren Williams is married and is the father of four children.
Find a list of marine law publications by Darren Williams here.