Winning cases at every level of court in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and Federal Court, as well as the British Columbia Appeal, Supreme and Provincial Courts, and various federal and provincial boards and tribunals, Darren has a proven track record of service and dedication to his clients.
Darren prefers injury, wills/estates and transportation/marine litigation, but is passionate about helping those who have been treated unfairly in a variety of circumstances. Darren regularly volunteers his time to pro bono representation of disadvantaged people, and legal education causes. Darren is grateful to his family for supporting him in his efforts to help his clients.
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 Canadian 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 in 2001, 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.
Find a list of marine law publications by Darren Williams here.