National leader of BLG’s International Trade and Arbitration Group, and member of the firm’s Partnership Board. Practises in the areas of international and domestic commercial arbitration, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property litigation, and advertising/competition law, among others. Has litigated in all levels of court, including at the Supreme Court of Canada. Counsel on many significant arbitration proceedings in North America, Asia and Europe, under many different institutional rules, as well as in court litigation arising from such arbitration proceedings. Named Arbitration Lawyer of the Year at 2016 and Arbitration Counsel of the Year at 2014 and 2013 Benchmark Canada Awards. Recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Legal 500 Canada, Benchmark Canada, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Recipient of the Lexpert Zenith Award in 2014 for International Commercial Arbitration. Frequent speaker and author on topics ranging from electronic discovery to arbitration and privacy law. Graduated from the University of Victoria as the Gold Medallist and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2000.
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