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Jenny Francis Vancouver Lawyer

Jenny Francis

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2002
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Jenny Francis is a leading litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in British Columbia. An experienced litigator with broad commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work experience, she has developed a robust practice focused on resolving complex business disputes. Her practice encompasses contractual disputes, shareholder litigation and general commercial litigation. Jenny will provide you with the practical and strategic advice you need to deal with your most difficult issues.

Jenny’s clients span a diverse range of industries and include corporations, shareholders and professionals. She uses her experience and sound judgment to help her clients successfully navigate complex problems. Some prior clients include: Impala Platinum, Royal Bank, Lions Gate Entertainment and Freightliner.

Jenny gives back to the profession and the community. She is an Adjunct Professor in trial advocacy at the University of British Columbia (2016-present) and previously taught Civil Procedure (2008-2012). She is a frequent contributor to professional conferences including CLE and The Advocates’ Society and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House of BC.



  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 Recognized in Director and Officer Liability Practice in Vancouver
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018-2023 Recognized in Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Vancouver
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 Recognized in International Arbitration in Vancouver
  • Benchmark Litigation Canada 2017-2021 Named as a "Litigation Star" in Commercial Litigation and Securities in BC
  • Benchmark Litigation Canada 2013-2014 Named as a “Future Star” in BC

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • BCL University of Oxford
  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours) Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2016-present
  • Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Civil Procedure, 2008-2012
  • Guest lecturer, CLE’s Winning Advocacy (2014 and 2016) and the McEachern Course in Advanced Trial Advocacy (2006-2015)
  • Volunteer, Ronald McDonald House of British Columbia, 2014-present
  • Course Coordinator, University of British Columbia, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2003-2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Student Committee

Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

What Do You Look for in a Junior? Continuing Legal Education BC location location Vancouver, BC
Chair / Speaker Mareva Injunctions & Anton Piller Orders Equitable Doctrine, Defences and Remedies location location Vancouver, BC Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
The New Societies Act: Time to Get Your (Societies) Act Together Charities and Not-For-Profit Seminar location location Vancouver, BC Fasken Martineau


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