Areas of Practice

Corporate, Commercial and Business Law

Corporate, Commercial and Business Law

Complex corporate transactions require a combination of legal, business and practical knowledge. Crease Harman has provided strategic legal advice to leading British Columbia businesses for over 130 years. Our corporate law group has developed a wealth of experience...

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Personal Injury Law & ICBC Claims

Personal Injury Law & ICBC Claims

Crease Harman has assisted its clients recover from accidents for more than a century. If you have been injured because of the negligence of another person, you deserve to be compensated for your pain and suffering; as well as for any inconvenience, out of pocket...

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Wills, Estates & Trusts

Wills, Estates & Trusts

Succession, Tax Planning, Wealth Preservation and Fiduciary Relationships Crease Harman provides comprehensive legal advice in the above areas of law including wills, enduring powers of attorney, representation agreements for health care and inter vivos trusts. We...

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Real Estate and Mortgage Law

Real Estate and Mortgage Law

Crease Harman has over 120 years of experience in dealing with British Columbia real property issues. Our offices have expertise in all areas of real property including: residential & commercial conveyancing institutional & private mortgages leasehold...

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Administrative Law

Administrative Law

Counsel at Crease Harman provide legal advice and representation in relation to all aspects of administrative Law, and have litigated administrative matters before provincial tribunals including: the Labour Relations Board, the Workers’ Compensation Board, the...

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Banking and Commercial Finance

Banking and Commercial Finance

Crease Harman has been designated as Approved Solicitors for the Bank of Montreal, and Approved Commercial Solicitors for the Royal Bank of Canada for over 40 years. Lawyers at Crease Harman are also approved solicitors for a number of other institutional lenders,...

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Child Protection

Child Protection

The permanent apprehension of your child by the government is every parent’s worst nightmare. Losing care and custody of your child can destroy a family. We act on behalf of parents and grandparents to help you in your hour of need. We understand the importance of...

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Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

Crease Harman’s litigation department enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a force to be reckoned with. The team holds a consistent record of success before all levels of court with jurisdiction in British Columbia, from B.C. Provincial Court to the Supreme Court of...

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Constitutional Litigation

Constitutional Litigation

The highest law in Canada is the constitution, both written and unwritten. The Constitution Act, 1982 gave birth to guaranteed new freedoms of conscience, thought, belief, opinion, expression, association, peaceful assembly and religion in the Canadian Charter of...

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Criminal Defence

Criminal Defence

Facing a criminal charge often carries a stigma that can ruin your life, even if you are ultimately found not guilty. Your employer, friends and family often disregard the presumption of innocence. An innocent person can be charged with an offence, and often the only...

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Environmental Law

Environmental Law

Counsel at Crease Harman assist clients in both the private and public sectors in reviewing compliance, developing environmental management systems, and completing remediation projects in British Columbia. Crease Harman is located at: #800 – 1070 Douglas Street PO Box...

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Expropriation and Valuation Law

Expropriation and Valuation Law

Crease Harman is ready to assist land owners facing expropriation or the prospect of expropriation. We provide not only legal advice, but assistance in all facets of the process including: negotiation, identification and retention of experts, options for challenging...

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Family Law and Mediation

Family Law and Mediation

Crease Harman recognizes the complexity and delicacy that is inherent to family law issues, and our lawyers are here to help you at every stage. We can assist in negotiating marriage or co-habitation agreements, either at the beginning of or during a relationship. We...

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Human Rights Law

Human Rights Law

Crease Harman lawyers are actively engaged in all areas of the law including Human Rights. Our lawyers have experience appearing before a number of administrative tribunals that apply employment-related statutes including the Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment...

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Immigration and Citizenship

Immigration and Citizenship

Crease Harman can help qualified applicants negotiate the complex federal and provincial immigration requirements. Our lawyers deal with BCPNP business applications, the Federal Skilled workers program, as well as federal sponsorships. Contact us to discuss how we can...

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law

Crease Harman’s corporate solicitors advise businesses, lenders, shareholders, directors, receivers and trustees on all manner of debtor/creditor issues and assist clients through formal or informal insolvency proceedings or debt restructurings. Crease Harman lawyers...

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Labour & Employment Law

Labour & Employment Law

Our labour & employment lawyers work closely with public and private employers in both union and non-union settings. At Crease Harman we help businesses anticipate, prevent, and resolve employment disputes. We assist both employees and employers in navigating the...

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Landlord & Tenant Law

Landlord & Tenant Law

Crease Harman recognizes that landlord & tenant issues can have a profound effect on both the person who is leasing and the person who is renting the property. Typically, landlord-tenant disputes concern property and contract law, areas in which our firm has a...

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Municipal Law

Municipal Law

Crease Harman offers comprehensive advice and expertise in relation to all forms of municipal law including: severances, minor variances, non-conforming uses and other permissions development permits subdivision and site plan agreements development agreements cost...

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Property Valuation & Assessment Law

Property Valuation & Assessment Law

Counsel at Crease Harman have extensive experience in all matters relating to property assessment, valuation and taxation, and has been active in these areas of practice since the inception of the British Columbia Assessment Authority in 1974. Crease Harman has been...

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Tax Law

Tax Law

Crease Harman offers tax planning advice to clients relating to income tax, HST and other excise taxes and property taxes. Contact us to discuss how you can plan effectively to reduce your personal or business tax exposure. Crease Harman is located at: #800 – 1070...

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Crease Harman is located at:

#800 – 1070 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2S8
PHONE: +1 (250) 388-5421
FAX: +1 (250) 388-4294