Shelley Armstrong

Shelley Armstrong

Shelley Armstrong joined the firm in 2012 as an Associate after articling and practicing with a large national firm in Vancouver.  Shelley enjoys a diverse insurance litigation practice with an emphasis on environmental, property damage, construction, employment practices liability, directors and officers liability, professional negligence, disability and strata property matters.  She also has experience managing complex subrogation claims.

Shelley’s representative work includes:

  • Acting for defendants in property damage claims, with particular emphasis on fire losses, construction deficiencies, and flood claims
  • Successful mediation of numerous strata property disputes and successful defence of strata property claims
  • Acting for defendants in professional negligence claims including dentists and various construction and design professionals
  • Defending employers against claims of wrongful dismissal and violation of Human Rights and employment standards legislation
  • Successful negotiation of settlements with the BC Securities Commission
  • Successful defence of individuals and strata corporations in Human Rights Complaints
  • Acting for insurers in respect of complex disabilities claims
  • Acting for insurers on subrogated claims


Recent Court Experience

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Called to British Columbia Bar, 2010
  • Canadian Bar Association

Recent Publications

  • Cyber Liability Laws in Canada, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP newsletter (May 2013)
  • Employment Practices Liability and Employment Practices Liability Insurance Coverage In Canada, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP publications (June 2014)

Shelley Armstrong's practice areas include:


Occupiers’ Liability

Property Damage

Commercial General Liability




Directors and Officers Liability

Employment Practice Liability


First Nations


Life & Disability

Medical Malpractice

Product Liability

Professional Liability

Property Specialty


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