Andrew Sain

Andrew Sain
Andrew Sain practices civil litigation and administrative law. His practice is primarily focused on the areas of insurance law, personal injury litigation, and commercial litigation.

Andrew Sain practices civil litigation and administrative law. His practice is focused primarily on the areas of insurance law, construction law, personal injury litigation, and commercial litigation.

Andrew regularly acts for insurers and insureds on complex matters relating to insurance coverage and on subrogated claims.

Andrew has appeared as counsel before the Provincial Court of Manitoba, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, the Manitoba Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has acted on matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench. Andrew also represents clients in mediations, arbitrations and before administrative tribunals.


Education:

Bachelor of Arts (With Distinction), 2005,

University of Manitoba Juris Doctor, 2012, University of Manitoba

Call to the Bar:

Manitoba, 2013

Achievements:

Law Society of Manitoba Prize for Third Highest Standing in Third Year Law, 2012

Alf Francis Memorial Prize for Third Highest Standing in Third Year Law, 2012

H.I. Corne Prize for Contract and Tort, 2012

Bereskin and Parr Prize in Trademarks and Patents, 2012

D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize for Trademarks and Patents, 2012

Leon Mitchell Q.C. Prize in Labour Relations, 2012

Dean’s List, 2012

Pitblado Scholar, 2011

D.A. Thompson Q.C. Award for Securities, 2011

Paul Norman Warren Award for Securities, 2011

Runner-up, Fillmore Riley Negotiation Competition, 2011

  • Walking the Line
    Contracts of insurance are uberrima fides - utmost good faith must be observed by both parties. A corollary to this principle is that, at common law, a person applying for insurance must disclose all matters within his or her personal knowledge which are relevant in determining the nature and extent of the risk to be underwritten.

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  • Subrogation and the Covenant to Insure in Commercial Leases
    Commercial landlords and their insurers may be surprised to learn that a common commercial lease provision may preclude any claim against a tenant whose negligence results in a fire loss.

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