Duncan is an exceptional commercial litigator who has conducted dozens of trials, arbitrations and appeals in over 25 years at the Bar. He is known for his strategic thinking on the most sophisticated corporate and commercial disputes, including multi-million and multi-billion dollar cases. Duncan has applied his considerable knowledge, resourcefulness and skill to advise clients in various industries, including the banking, mining and construction sectors. His expertise includes contract disputes, oppression actions, fraud, shareholder disputes, class actions, professional negligence, real estate disputes and environmental contamination. He provides clear, understandable and practical advice to clients across Canada, the US and Asia. An excellent defence counsel, Duncan can quickly analyze the key facts and issues, understand the business needs, and propose clear game plans to achieve the desired outcome. Duncan was a law clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice Peter deC. Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada, an honour reserved for the brightest minds in law school, and has a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) degree. Duncan also appears in the Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-border Guide 2016 and Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining 2016/2017.