Derek Brindle, QC has represented clients in construction and commercial litigation for over four decades and he is now focusing his practice in the area of alternate dispute resolution, acting as a mediator and arbitrator. His training and expertise are the foundation of his ADR practice as a Construction and Commercial Mediator. He is peer-ranked AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been continuously listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada in construction law. Derek is recognized as a leading lawyer in Construction in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He is a past president of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and was formerly Vice Chair of International Construction Law and Litigation – International Association of Defense Counsel. Derek also is a past Adjunct Professor at UBC Law School. Derek is a frequent author in legal and construction industry publications, and a regular presenter to industry and the legal profession. LLB, University of British Columbia, 1973. Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1975. Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2001.