Corporate, Commercial and Contract, Employment, including negotiating agreements, Franchise Law, Commercial leasing, Shareholder Problems, Dispute Resolution and Law related to Dental Practices .
Consulted by members of the profession with respect to practice and procedure in Labour Law, Real Property Law, Commercial Lease Law, Law Office Management, Legal Ethics, and various Alternative Dispute Resolution matters.
Chaired numerous labour arbitrations, including chairing Boards of Inquiry pursuant to the Human Rights Code.
Designer of mediation systems.
Mediation and Arbitration:
Appointed as a mediator in disputes before the Courts.
Chaired Appeals under the Forest Act dealing with the cancellation of a pulp wood agreement.
Appointed as an Arbitrator or Adjudicator by the Federal Minister of Labour and the Provincial Minister of Labour on numerous arbitrations and adjudications.
Mediated Disputes for various Federal Government Ministries.
Discipline Panel member for the Real Estate Council of British Columbia.
Experience in settling disputes in the following areas:
Contracts (domestic and international)
Corporate / Commercial
Non Profit Societies
Joint Venture Projects
Listed Arbitrator for the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre (BCICAC) for:
Domestic – B.C. Panel;
Domestic – Canadian panel; and
International Arbitration panel;
Panel Member of ADR Chambers.
Member and advisor to the British Columbia Law Society’s Task force on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1994.
Frequent lecturer and contributor on the subject of Alternative Dispute Resolution, including the drafting of arbitration and mediation clauses and dispute resolution.
Appointed a Justice of the Peace and special adjudicator in and for the province of British Columbia, January 2008.