Stephen R. Schachter, QC, is one of the top trial and appellate lawyers in British Columbia. Described in leading legal publications as "a highly analytical, cerebral litigator," and a "very intelligent and tough litigator," Mr. Schachter has litigated many of British Columbia’s leading complex business disputes, including acting as trial and appellate counsel in: Sun-Rype Products Ltd. v. Archer Daniels; Icahn Partners LP v. Lions Gate; Telus Corp. v Mason Capital; Sharbern Holding Inc. v. Vancouver Airport Centre Ltd; and Concord Pacific Acquisitions Inc. v. Hong Leong Oei. Best Lawyers lists Mr. Schachter annually as a leading litigator in class action litigation and corporate commercial litigation. He was recognized as Vancouver's Lawyer of the Year for 2020 in Corporate and Commercial Litigation and in Bet-the-Company Litigation in 2015. Mr. Schachter regularly appears in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia, Supreme Court of Canada, Federal Court, and the BC Securities Commission. Mr. Schachter acts in a broad range of matters, including class actions, hostile takeover bids, derivative actions, professional negligence, and shareholder disputes, and is often retained to work with major international law firms in Eastern Canada and the United States.
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