Construction law, liens, tendering, litigation, arbitration. Member, law societies of Alberta (1965), Northwest Territories (1978), British Columbia (1980), Yukon (1992). Appointed QC (1983). Chartered Arbitrator ADR of Canada, former Bencher LSA. National Treasurer, CBA. Past National Chair, Construction Law Section, CBA. Honorary Member, Canadian Bar Association; Past Member, Board of Directors Canadian Bar Insurance Association; Member of the Board of Directors of ADRIA; President of AAMS. Expert testimony in construction related matters before LSA, Québec Superior Court, and American Arbitration Association. Chartered fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Speaker & presenter at professional and industry conferences across Canada. Founding Fellow & Past Governor Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Recipient: Bertha Wilson Honour Society (Dalhousie School of Law). Listed as a leading Construction Law lawyer in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, and Martindale-Hubbell (peer review rating AV for 30+ years). Successful Counsel, SCC decision of M.J.B. Enterprises Ltd. v. Defence Construction Canada dealing with privilege clause and law of tendering.
Year Called to the Bar:
1965 (AB); 1978 (NT); 1980 (BC); 1992 (YT)