Nathan Jones

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones


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Nathan Jones is an associate on the litigation and disputes team, practising general civil, corporate and commercial, and maritime litigation. He assists clients and senior lawyers on a variety of matters, including insurance claims, judicial reviews, claims involving breach of contract, claims in negligence, property disputes, shareholder disputes, societies disputes, cargo claims and insolvency matters. Nathan also works with the intellectual property group, bringing his commercial experience to disputes involving trade secrets, trademarks and other intellectual property matters. He has appeared before the Provincial Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia Supreme Court, and a number of administrative tribunals and has assisted senior lawyers on a number matters before the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Nathan also regularly assists the firm's business group with corporate transactions that require court approval, such as plans of arrangement. He has successfully obtained court approval for a number of significant corporate transactions.

During law school, Nathan spent a semester as a case worker at Parkdale Community Legal Services, a pro bono legal clinic in Toronto.  In that role, he appeared before the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. In his third year of law school, Nathan was awarded the McCarthy Tétrault Prize as the student standing in second overall in his class.

Nathan's interest in pro bono work has continued into his practice. He is on the Access Pro Bono lawyer roster, through which he provides legal representation to low and modest income individuals. Nathan also organized the firm's team for Access Pro Bono's 2022 going-public advice-a-thon. The team of lawyers raised money for Access Pro Bono's services and provided free legal advice to low income and marginalized British Columbians.

Nathan joined us as a summer articled student in 2018, continued as an articled student in 2019, and became an associate on his call to the bar in 2020.

Professional experience

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J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2019
B.A., University of Victoria, 2014


  • British Columbia 2020

Nathan has acted in the following matters:

  • Tanaka v London Drugs Limited, 2019 BCSC 1182 (Supreme Court of British Columbia) – successfully dismissing an action under the Occupiers Liability Act involving a commercial premises
  • Brown v. Brousseau, 2021 BCSC 151 (Supreme Court of British Columbia) – counsel for the board of directors of an environmental preservation society in a petition proceeding successfully challenging certain steps taken by the board's minority contrary to the society's bylaws and applicable legislation
  • Brown v The Corporation of the Township of Langley, 2021 (Supreme Court of British Columbia) – counsel for a local government successfully dismissing a petition for judicial review of a decision of the Residential Tenancy Branch
  • McHugh v Your Tiny Home Inc., 2022 (Supreme Court of British Columbia) – pro bono counsel for the plaintiff in a breach of contract dispute involving fraudulent misrepresentations, in which punitive and aggravated damages were awarded against the defendants
  •  "Sitting in Judgment – Practical Advice for Trustee and Lawyers in the Claims Adjudication Process" (with Scott Boucher and Craig Munro), (2019) 22 Annual Review of Insolvency Law.
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • British Columbia Bar Association