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Cody Reedman is an associate lawyer with a broad litigation and dispute resolution practice. He has experience in a wide range of matters including civil and commercial litigation, civil fraud, residential and commercial tenancy disputes, construction and real estate litigation, builders’ liens, personal injury and motor vehicle law, estate litigation, collection and foreclosure matters, receiverships, strata litigation and collections, employment law, privacy law, tax disputes and litigation, administrative law and bankruptcy and insolvency.
In his bankruptcy and insolvency practice, Cody represents and advises personal and corporate debtors, unsecure creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and other stakeholders in bankruptcies, proposals, restructurings, fraudulent preferences and conveyances, and other general matters arising out of insolvency legislation. He has substantial experience in personal bankruptcy matters representing personal debtors in contentious discharges from bankruptcy where those discharge applications are opposed by bankruptcy trustees or objecting creditors such as the Department of Justice acting on behalf of the Canada Revenue Agency.
As well, he routinely represents both debtors and creditors in debt and judgement enforcement proceedings, including assisting taxpayers dealing with aggressive collection action by CRA for outstanding tax debts.
As a growing part of his practice, Cody represents clients in employment, human rights and defamation law matters. In his estate litigation practice, he assists executors, trustees, and beneficiaries in various estate disputes including committees, validity of wills, wills variation claims, claims of undue influence, resulting trusts and breaches of fiduciary duty.
Cody has made appearances and advocated before the BC Supreme Court, BC Provincial Court, Tax Court of Canada, and various administrative tribunals including the BC Farm Industry Review Board, Human Rights Tribunal, Residential Tenancy Branch and Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal.
Cody received his law degree from University of Victoria in 2014 and he previously received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a Diploma in General Studies from Capilano University. He was called to the British Columbia bar in March 2016 after completing his articles with a boutique bankruptcy and insolvency law firm. After his call to the bar, he worked at a small litigation firm and also as a litigation associate at a midsized law firm in metro Vancouver.
He is currently completing a part-time Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation of Fraud and Financial Crime through BCIT and he has been pursuing mediation training through Continue Legal Education BC.
He is a member of the Vancouver Insolvency Discussion Group and BC Trial Lawyers Association.