“My passion to win every personal injury case is only surpassed by my desire to help advocate for the injured.”
Renn A. Holness, B.A. LL.B.- For over 22 years he has worked for the injured settling hundreds of personal injury cases. Experienced representing the injured in civil trials, Mr. Holness has prosecuted cases involving complex medical injuries and has settled ICBC injury cases involving serious brain injury, spinal cord injury, mental injury, and has had trial awards cited in the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest. Mr. Holness is the son of prominent Neurosurgeon Dr. Holness, practicing 14 years as Head of Neurosurgery. Dr. Holness is a recipient of the Canadian Neurosurgical Society Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant contribution to Neurosurgery.
The personal injury law experience of Mr. Holness began at the law firm of Taylor, MacLellan & Cochrane in 1992. Co-founder of the St. Mary’s Debating Society, 1988, President of the John E. Read International Law Student Society and a graduate of the Schulich School of Law, the oldest university-affiliated common law school in the British Commonwealth. Mr. Holness became a member of the British Columbia Bar in 1995.
Building strategies for ICBC settlements and trial awards Mr. Holness has many examples of success. Winning for his client in 2015 the Supreme Court judge said Mr. Holness provided a “comprehensive settlement proposal” which included a “detailed analysis of the facts and the relevant case law regarding each head of damage.”
Mr. Holness has appeared before all levels of Court in British Columbia including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. He is a member in good standing of the British Columbia and Nova Scotia Bars and has a special interest in traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Injury.