Ian Kennedy, BA, JD
Associate

Ian joined Rosenberg Law in 2019. Ian practices law in the areas of Aboriginal title, employment, human rights, and class actions. He regularly appears for clients before B.C. Courts and the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. He has been commended by the Honourable Marshall Rothstein for achieving “the best possible result” for a client and by a B.C. Supreme Court judge for “excellent submissions” amounting to “everything that could have been said on behalf of [his] client”: Luchuk v. Starbucks Coffee Canada Inc., 2016 BCSC 830. His clients have given him dozens of Google reviews, all of which have been for five-stars.

Ian has taught as an Adjunct Professor at UBC’s Allard Hall Law School and as an instructor at Continuing Legal Education courses in Employment Law and Human Rights Law.

Ian graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he received the Macdonald Prize and was published in the University of Toronto Law Review. He is a former clerk of the B.C. Supreme Court, including to then-Chief Justice Robert Bauman. Ian has worked with the B.C. Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Centre for International Justice.

Outside of work Ian enjoys outdoor adventuring with his family.

Team
Senior Counsel
Associate
Operations Manager, Paralegal
Paralegal/LAA
Accounting
Class Actions
Equifax Data Breach Class Action

Class action against Equifax on behalf of all Canadians whose financial and identity information was stolen in the notorious 2017 cybersecurity data breach.

Lemon Creek Fuel Spill Class Action

Certified class action on behalf of area residents harmed by the unlawful spill of 35,000 litres of jet fuel into Lemon Creek.

Air Transat "Mexican Game" Class Action

Class action on behalf of all flight passengers in Canada who were defrauded by Air Transat's unlawful "Mexican Game".

Lap-Band Weight Loss Class Action

Class action on behalf of individuals in Canada implanted with a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, commonly called a lap-band

Positive Living Privacy Breach Class Action

Class action on behalf of the members of the Positive Living Society of BC whose HIV/AIDS status was unlawfully disclosed during a UBC research study