A partner at SMR, David Eleff practices general civil litigation, acting for clients in a broad range of matters including personal injury, administrative law matters (including, professional regulation and disciplinary matters) and wills and estates litigation. He has appeared at all levels of Court in British Columbia. David has achieved positive results for his clients in and out of the courtroom, including mediations, contested hearings, trials and appeals.
Originally from Manitoba, David practiced criminal defence in Winnipeg prior to moving out west in 2011. Before joining SMR, David worked for one of British Columbia’s largest regulatory bodies as litigation counsel and prior to that, at a plaintiff personal injury firm.
David believes it is important to get to know his clients and goes to great lengths to ensure effective communication throughout the process. Outside of the practice of law, David enjoys spending time with his young family, playing hockey and running the trails of North Vancouver.