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William Westeringh, Partner | Managing Partner, BC Region

William Westeringh , QC *

Partner | Managing Partner, BC Region Fasken
We focus on building strong relationships with our clients because we know they can choose to work with any law firm. We work diligently to help them achieve results.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1989
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver, Surrey
*Law Corporation


William Westeringh, QC is the Managing Partner of the Vancouver and Surrey offices, and is responsible for the overall operations in the BC region. Passionate about providing exemplary service to clients, Will is constantly looking for new ways to build on the firm’s already client-centric culture.


As part of fostering a client relationship, Will regularly engages with clients to listen and gain insight into how the firm can be better. Clients appreciate this aspect of Will’s commitment to continuous improvement.


To ensure the firm sustains a strong presence in the region, and attracts and retains top talent, Will assumes a leadership role for developing and maintaining the Fasken brand. This includes supporting a wide variety of community endeavours from assisting in times of need to partnerships and events that involve the whole firm.


  • Recognized in BIV's BC500 list for Law - Managing Partners, Business in Vancouver 2021
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, Queens Counsel 2012

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law - Civil Litigation
  • Guest Instructor for Professional Legal Training Course
  • Executive Host Committee Co-chair, 14th Annual Canadian American Business Council Policy Forum and Business Awards Luncheon, 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2011 WCGCA (Western Canada General Counsel Awards) Advisory Board
  • Civil Litigation, Insurance and Aviation Sections, Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of British Columbia (1988 – 1989)
  • Advisory Council, 2010 A Night of Miracles
  • Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame's 2011 Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremonies Cabinet

Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Grasping the Laws of Evidence Related to Disability Insurance Litigation, Litigation Insurance Claims
Litigating Disability and Insurance Claims Insight Information Conference location location Vancouver


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