Partner. Highly versatile litigator whose national practice includes commercial disputes; class action and product liability defence; and constitutional, regulatory and other public law matters. In addition to Lexpert®, has been recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Litigation and Benchmark Canada and by Martindale-Hubbell as a leading litigator across multiple specialties. In 2017, named British Columbia Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Canada. Named Product Liability Law Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers’ 2018 edition. Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018. Has acted in 28 Supreme Court of Canada appeals concerning contractual interpretation, torts, class actions, privacy, trusts, civil procedure, health, tax, privilege, administrative law and a wide variety of other subjects, including as amicus curiae appointed by the Chief Justice of Canada to assist the court. Serves on National Advisory Committee of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute. Contributing author to Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Contracts: A Global Guide. Former law clerk to Justice Jack Major of the Supreme Court of Canada and Justices Carol Huddart and Wally Oppal of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.
Year Called to the Bar:
Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Regulatory & Public Law
Litigation - Product Liability