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Dean G. Giles

Dean G. Giles

TEL: (204) 957 8337

FAX: (204) 954 0337

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Yvonne Grabowiecki

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 207

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Areas of Focus

Dean is a Winnipeg-based lawyer and partner with Fillmore Riley LLP who practises primarily in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation and insurance law, covering such areas as general insurance defence matters, commercial liability insurance, professional errors and omissions, subrogation and policy interpretation. He also practises in the area of intellectual property litigation, including patent, copyright, and trademark disputes. Dean has appeared before all levels of Manitoba courts, the Federal Court of Canada, and various administrative boards and tribunals. He frequently represents clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. 

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Chair, Newsletter Committee, Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Instructor, Advocacy Skills Course, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Instructor, Advanced Legal Research Course, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Instructor, CPLED Drafting Pleadings and Written Advice and Advocacy, Law Society of Manitoba

Publications / Presentations

Author, “Fair and Consistent: The Duty of Good Faith in Contractual Performance” (Piling Canada Q4-2015)
Author, "Limitations of Liability Clauses" (Piling Canada Q4-2014) 
Author, "Builder's Risk Insurance: A financial safeguard for builders" (Piling Canada Q1-2014)