595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1988 (BC)
Jim has appeared as counsel in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Québec, as well as before the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also frequently appeared before the British Columbia Environmental Appeal Board and other administrative tribunals. In February 2013, Benchmark Canada named Jim Canada's Class Action Litigator of the Year. In 2017, the attorney general of British Columbia appointed Jim as Queen’s Counsel. Jim has represented clients in numerous major corporate commercial, class action, energy, contaminated site, regulatory offence, constitutional, and product liability cases. He also advises clients on national and international compliance with foreign and domestic anticorruption legislation. Jim has authored and co-authored numerous legal texts and articles. Jim is also a contributing editor of the Federated Press Class Action Journal and has written numerous articles and lectured extensively on product liability, class actions, and environmental law throughout Canada, the United States, Asia, and Europe. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.