Connor Bildfell graduated from the JD program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2016. Upon graduating from law school, Bildfell clerked at both the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2018 and currently works as an Associate at the Vancouver office of McCarthy Tétrault LLP (“McCarthy Tétrault”).
Bildfell continuously demonstrated academic excellence while attending the Peter A. Allard School of Law. He was named the Gold Medalist for the Class of 2016 and the 2016 winner of the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Corporate Transactions. During law school he also served as the Editor in Chief of the UBC Law Review and was part of the winning team at the 2016 BC Law Schools Moot. Bildfell put his academic determination to further practical use by working as a research assistant as well as volunteering as peer tutor. His stellar performance at the Peter A. Allard School of Law added to an already successful academic career. Prior to attending law school Bildfell graduated top of his class in 2013 from the Bachelor of Communications program at the University of Victoria.
With ample legal experience from his time spent clerking, Bildfell currently works as a member of McCarthy Tétrault’s Litigation Group. His work primarily focuses on commercial, class action, and public law disputes. Apart from representing clients, Bildfell also frequently contributes to McCarthy Tétrault’s blog, publishing articles on a wide array of topics ranging from strata property to contracts and defamation. Outside the firm, Bildfell serves as a copy editor for The Advocate—one of British Columbia’s leading law journals.