Greg McMullen is a litigation associate with Branch MacMaster. He joined the firm in November 2010. Since then, he has focused on class action work on both plaintiff and defence sides, along with work in insurance defence, privacy, and access to information.
During his MA work at the University of Calgary, Greg worked as a research assistant with Genome Prairie GE3LS, considering the socio-legal consequences of nano- and biotechnologies.
Contact Greg at email@example.com or (604) 631-2560.
Areas of practice
- Class actions
- Privacy and access to information
- JD University of British Columbia (2009)
- MA Communications & Culture, University of Calgary (2006)
- BA History and Multimedia, University of New Brunswick (2003)
- Douez v Facebook Inc, 2012 BCSC 2097 (successfully opposed defendant's application to have jurisdiction application heard before plaintiff's certification application).
- Main v Cadbury Schweppes plc et al, 2012 unreported (BCSC) (successful application for the addition of a plaintiff to an uncertified class action).
- Watson v Bank of America Corporation, 2012 BCSC 146 (successfully opposed defendants' application to have application to strike heard before certification and to "pause" action).
- Cuzzetto v Business in Motion Corporation et al, 2011 unreported (FC) (successful application for certification of a class action alleging that the defendants operated an illegal pyramid scheme, multilevel marketing scheme, or both, as defined in the Competition Act).
- King v Attorney General of Nova Scotia, 2011 unreported (NSSC) (successful certification and settlement approval of class action relating to an immigration scheme run by the Province of Nova Scotia, alleging, among other things, breach of trust, breach of Charter rights, and imposition of an unconstitutional tax).
Publications and presentations
- “Case Report: Voltage LLC v John Doe and Jane Doe (Federal Court)”, E-Commerce Law Reports (Vol 13, Issue 1, 2013).
- “Electronic Devices Privacy Handbook: A guide to your rights”, BC Civil Liberties Association, Vancouver (2012).
- Co-author (with Ward Branch), “Take-Up Rates: The real measure of access to justice”, 8th Annual Symposium on Class Actions (Toronto: Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, 2011).
- “Case Report: R v Adams (Quebec)”, E-Commerce Law Reports (Vol 10, Issue 2, 2010).
- “Breaking the Trance? Enabling dissenting views on immortalism.” University of Alberta Health Law Review Vol. 15, Num. 1 (2006).
- “Breaking the Pro-Death Trance: Reading immortalists’ representations of life extension technology.” Joint Biotechnology Workshop, Victoria BC, November 19, 2005.
- “Rethinking Life Extension: Social representations of radical life extension.” Transvision 2005, Caracas, Venezuela, July 22-24, 2005.
- “Social Representations of Life Extension Technology.” GE3LS Genome Prairie Symposium, Banff AB, June 14-15, 2005.
- “Stakeholders and Technology: Challenges for Nanotechnology.” University of Alberta Health Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2004).