Senior Counsel in the Vancouver office. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has acted primarily as counsel in appellate litigation. Involved in numerous appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada, Court of Appeal for British Columbia and the Federal Court of Appeal. Experience includes commercial law, Indigenous law, constitutional law and judicial review of administrative action and of international arbitration awards. Acted as counsel at all levels of court for the Ministry of the Attorney General of British Columbia and for private clients on Aboriginal rights and title claims made by First Nations. Frequent lecturer on appellate advocacy and developments in Aboriginal law. Appointed QC in 1998. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1978.
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