John W. Burgoyne

JWB (Website)Partner

Direct Tel: (604) 800-8023


John was born in the County of Devon, England He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the South Bank University in London, England. John had a varied professional background including a former career as a social worker. He eventually moved to Canada in 1973 where he obtained his law degree from the University of British Columbia.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Contested Estates
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Professional Development

  • Advisor:
    • Board of Directors of the Lower Mainland Brain Injury Association
  • Author:
    • “Writing an Expert’s report – The Do’s and Don’ts”;
    • “When to Release Patient Information (The Issue of Confidentiality)”;
    • “The Confidentiality Question: Recent Changes and Some Further Information (The Physiotherapy Report)”;
    • “Where Child Abuse is Suspected”;
    • “Services for Brain Injury Survivors (Health Care News)”.


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Law Society of British Columbia

John is a trained and qualified mediator.