Peter R. Senkpiel
Peter R. Senkpiel , KC
(778) 945-1476
900 Howe St, Suite 750, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2010 (BC)
Peter is a leading barrister in British Columbia with a broad commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and advisory practice. Peter has extensive experience as trial and appellate counsel in the BC Supreme Court and BC Court of Appeal in a range of matters including commercial litigation, securities litigation, shareholder disputes, class actions, defamation, and trusts. He acted for former BC Solicitor General Kash Heed in the Cullen Commission Proceedings dealing with issues relating to money laundering in BC. In addition to his commercial practice, Peter is often retained in difficult matters affecting the legal profession and the public. In A.B. v. C.D., he was appellate counsel for an intervenor in an appeal dealing with informed consent under the Infants Act in the context of transgender healthcare. He acts for the Law Society of BC as discipline counsel and on appeal. Peter is the editor of the leading text on appellate practice in BC, the Civil Appeal Handbook. He is actively involved in alternate dispute resolution and sits on the Board of Directors for the Vancouver International Arbitration Center. In both 2021 and 2022, Peter was shortlisted by Benchmark for their Litigator of the Year Award.
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