Senior principal of SHK Law Corporation, with a specialized area of practice in construction contract preparation, construction claim advice and alternative dispute resolution. Awarded Queen's Counsel in 2006. Practises as counsel and as a Mediator/Arbitrator in complex construction disputes. A Founding Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, member of the International Bar Association and founding member of the British Columbia Project Management Institute. Has served on the Construction Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee to the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre. Former Chairman of both the Canadian and British Columbia Bar Association Construction Law Sections. Adjunct Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of the University of British Columbia (1972–2015). Author of the original Standard Contracts and Guidelines to Design Professional Practice in Canada for the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada and the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers. Listed in UK Who's Who Legal as an international leading practitioner of construction law.