Daniel D. Nugent

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Dan has been practicing law in British Columbia for more than 30 years, and is a Partner at the firm. He works extensively in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency where he acts both for creditors and companies seeking to restructure and reorganize their debts, as well as for trustees in bankruptcy and receivership.

As the firm’s Insolvency Practice Group Leader, he acts on commercial leasing disputes and creditors’ remedies, representing for secured and judgment creditors seeking to recover and realize on amounts owed to them. He also practices in the area of commercial landlord and tenant disputes. Dan has contributed to a number of publications on these topics and is a speaker at numerous professional and continuing legal education seminars for the same. In addition, he works in the field of insurance litigation, primarily professional liability/errors and omissions and personal injury, and commercial and real property litigation.

Dan is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia where he teaches Trial Advocacy. In addition, he is a former committee member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation “JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research” where he led the legal sector for charitable giving. Dan is an avid recreational hockey player in the winter and enjoys water skiing and golf in the summer.

Dan provides legal services through Daniel D. Nugent Law Corporation.


Contributor on the subject of Landlord Tenancy Disputes in a Bankruptcy Scenario: CCH Real Estate Guide
Continuing Legal Education Publication/Seminars: Priorities in Bankruptcy Context/ Creditor’s Remedies/ Landlord Tenant Disputes


Use of Insolvency Proceedings in Terminating Commercial Relationships: Presentation to Trial Lawyers Association,  February 21, 2014
Bankruptcy and the Landlord Tenant Relationship: Presentation to Continuing Legal Education Seminar, April 2013


Dan has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Personal Injury Law for the 2019 – 2023 editions. Inclusion in this publication is based entirely on peer-review.
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