Partner and leader of the Real Property and Planning Group in the firm’s Vancouver office. Practises commercial real estate law and acts for several leading real estate developers, as well as owners of major office towers, industrial parks and shopping centres. Focuses on the structuring, acquisition, financing, development, leasing and sale of significant residential, industrial, retail, office and mixed-use projects. Co-author of McCarthy Tétrault’s Annotated British Columbia Strata Property Act, published by Canada Law Book in 2002 and updated annually. Co-author of chapters in each of the Continuing Legal Education Society’s Real Estate Practice Manual, Annual Review of Law and Practice and Commercial Leasing — Annotated Precedents publications (he sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of the latter publication). Co-editor of Real Estate MATTERS, a periodic publication of the Real Property and Planning Group, and a regular contributor to The Lay of the Land, a national Canadian real estate blog. Presents regularly at real estate industry seminars and conferences. Clerked with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Past chair of the Real Property Subsection (Vancouver) of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch). Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1997.