Margot Liechti’s litigation practice focuses on insurance and commercial matters, with an emphasis on insurance defence, occupiers liability and environmental contamination matters.
Margot spent almost a decade teaching math, science and English before becoming a lawyer. She now combines her teaching expertise with her professional interests. She co-authors a regular column for the International Association of Arson Investigators Journal and co-instructs an introductory course on legal issues in an accredited fire and arson investigator program.
Margot’s background has also influenced her approach to the human, organizational and analytical aspects of practicing law. She is known for her ability to quickly focus on the details that will make a crucial difference to her clients’ objectives.
When she is not at the office, Margot is a passionate advocate for mental health issues. She is a volunteer for the Access Pro Bono Society of B.C. Mental Health Program, advocating for persons certified under the Mental Health Act in mental health review panel hearings and through summary legal advice.