Commercial Leases: The Ins and Outs of Muddy Waters Webinar (PDT)

CIP Society Webinar

Insurance Institute of BC, BC [Map]
Date and Time: November 17, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am PDT

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Whether it's a claim or binding of a policy, commercial leases have presented challenges for the insurance industry. In comparison to residential lease agreements, rights and responsibilities under a commercial lease often leave far more room for debate. We will explore some of the litigated areas of commercial leases including roles, responsibilities and obligations for repair. We will navigate the muddy waters of commercial lease agreements to provide more clarity on handling commercial property insurance.

Webinar Objectives

• Explore the varied terrain of commercial leases from a high level perspective
• Discuss trending cases involving obligations to repair and interpretations of common terms
• Review the involvement of an insurance policy when included in a lease

Webinar Presenters

Charlotte Manning,  Lawyer - Bilkey Law Corp.  
Charlotte has been a partner at Bilkey Law Corp. since 2019 and practices exclusively in the area of insurance defence. Additionally, she has developed a niche practice in equine related claims. Charlotte earned her JD in 2014 as a member of Thompson Rivers University's inaugural class. Prior to law school, Charlotte obtained a BA degree at Malaspina University College with a major in Criminology and thereafter spent some time working as a probation officer in the East Kootenays. Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys training and competing her four horses, as well as working on the farm with her husband, daughter, and three dogs.   

Blair Driedger,  Lawyer - Bilkey Law Corp.  
Blair has been a partner at Bilkey Law since 2019. Blair's law practice is devoted exclusively to insurance defence litigation and subrogation, and he has appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia. He earned his Juris Doctor at Thompson Rivers University in 2014 and received his undergraduate degree in history and economics from Simon Fraser University. When not at work, Blair can be found spending time with his wife and young daughter, their two dogs, or on the golf course.  

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Number of Continuing Education Credits: 2 Technical CE Credit (BC)
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Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Fees: Include GST. Insurance Institute membership required

$75 CIP Society Member
$85 IIBC Member
+$90 Insurance Institute membership for New Members  

Corporate Rate: $65 per attendee for groups of 6 or more (membership is additional for new members).  To register with a corporate rate, please contact Winnie at .

Cancellation Policy:   Participant substitutions accepted up to 24 hours prior to webinar (substitute must be current member). IIBC reserves the right to cancel the webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Insurance Institute of BC
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