“My practice is centred around the client. I employ a philosophy which focuses on results while remaining steadfast in my resolve to achieve fair and reasonable solutions for my clients in accordance with their expectations.”

Darwish Chahbar


Darwish practices primarily in the area of insurance defence litigation, focusing largely on personal injury, property damage, and product liability claims. He has extensive experience in motor vehicle accident claims, multi-party litigation, priority disputes, and occupiers’ liability. 

Prior to joining Jones Kopp Litigation Partners LLP in 2022, Darwish gained considerable experience as a litigator in both private practice and in-house counsel with one of Canada’s largest insurers. During that time, he has successfully represented his clients before the Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, and multiple administrative tribunals. 

Darwish earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario in 2015. While in law school, he was actively involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters, London Crime Stoppers, Pro Bono Students Canada, and London Lawyers Feed the Hungry.

When away from the office, he remains engaged in the community by coaching youth sports. Darwish has recently taken up golf and is a passionate fan of the Toronto Blue Jays. 


  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – History, University of Western Ontario, 2004.


  • Master of Arts – Political Science, 2008.


  • Juris Doctor – Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, 2015.


  • Called to the Bar, 2016.

We deliver results. Proportionate and appropriate file staffing plus creative thinking ensure practical, timely and cost effective litigation outcomes.


Allison Gaw

Corkett v. Ginn, 2021 ONSC 7434 (CanLII) In this personal injury case, the Plaintiff prepared a motion to strike the Defendant’s Jury Notice as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a stated effort [...]

Bahram Dehghan

Trilokie v Lasenby, 2015 ONSC 6376 In a complex case where the plaintiff seeks over $10.5 million from a motor vehicle accident, Bahram successfully argued a motion to compel the plaintiff to attend [...]

Renée A. Kopp

Recent Presentations and Workshops “How Close is Too Close? Avoiding Bias in Regulatory Decision-Making”, co-presented with Richard Steinecke and Erica Richler, Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. “Disciplinary Proceedings & [...]