Ridgway & Company - Barristers and Solicitors

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Ridgway & Company is the oldest law firm in the Cowichan Valley. We are located on southern Vancouver Island within one hour’s drive of both Nanaimo and Victoria.

For nearly 100 years, individuals, families, community organizations, businesses, government agencies, and professionals have trusted our firm to deliver high quality, cost-effective legal advice and assistance.

We take great pride in the reputation and trust our firm has earned over the decades since it was established in 1920 by C.F. Davie, K.C.

Today we are a modern, progressive firm with the experience, expertise, and resources to effectively assist you with all your personal and business legal needs.

To maintain our firm’s tradition of providing high quality legal services, our legal professionals are committed to updating their legal skills and knowledge on an ongoing basis and developing new areas of expertise to meet the ever changing needs of our clients.

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Latest News

February 7, 2019 |

Goodbye to Glen!

After a long and successful law career, Glen Ridgway has retired from practise as of December 31, 2018. We wish him a long and happy retirement, travelling and spending more time on the golf...

August 15, 2018 |

Welcome to Jeffrey Drozdiak!

The Lawyers and Staff of Ridgway & Company are pleased to welcome Jeffrey Drozdiak to the firm as a 2018-19 Articled Student. He began articling under his principal Brian McDaniel on July 3, 2018. Before embarking on a legal career, Jeff worked for over a decade as a professional engineer in the mining sector. His career spanned all areas of the industry, from research, teaching and laboratory testing, to design work and plant operations. In 2015, he enrolled in law school at the University of Ottawa. Jeff completed his first year of law school in our nation’s capital before transferring back to BC, graduating with a law degree from the University of Victoria in...

December 27, 2017 |

Welcome to Brian McDaniel!

The Lawyers and Staff of Ridgway & Company are pleased to welcome Brian McDaniel to the firm as Associate Counsel. Mr. McDaniel will be joining Ridgway & Company on January 1,...

June 14, 2017 |

More Awards

In June 2017, William Younie received the 2017 Lawyer Helping Lawyer Award. This annual award, given by the Lawyers’ Assistance Program of British Columbia, recognizes a member of the legal community who has been selfless in his or her actions and shown great dedication to helping lawyers in...

June 14, 2017 |


In April 2017, Elizabeth Robinow was recognized as one of the Top 20 Under 40 Vancouver Island Business and Community Award...

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