Buck Hughes Associate

Buck practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, insurance defence, environmental law and employment law. His experience includes conduct of criminal trials as a former crown prosecutor and representing clients in civil matters, including commercial disputes, construction disputes, contaminated sites litigation, and wrongful dismissal claims. He has experience with the trial process as well as the use of mediation to resolve disputes out-of-court.

He has appeared before the B.C. Provincial Court and represented clients before the Environmental Appeal Board. He has acted for business owners, insurance companies, commercial landlords, strata corporations, developers, construction managers, and employers and employees. Buck has also appeared before the BC Supreme Court.

Buck practices in British Columbia and has represented clients before the former Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.

Representative Cases

Beacon Pacific Properties Ltd. V. Director, Environmental Management Act, EAB-EMA-21-A014a.

Professional and Other Affiliations

  • British Columbia Bar, 2016
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member

Other Interests

Buck enjoys mountain biking, road cycling, skiing, golfing, beach volleyball, playing blues guitar, reading philosophy and exploring craft breweries.

Buck Hughes

Areas of Practice


  • J.D., University of Victoria, 2015
  • PDP, Secondary School Mathematics, 2009
  • BA with Distinction (Philosophy and Mathematics), University of Victoria, 2006