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Construction Disputes


  • Defence counsel on behalf of contractors, subcontractors and/or their respective insurers involved in “leaky building” lawsuits

  • Defence counsel on behalf of insurers with respect to aviation claims

  • Plaintiff’s counsel to strata corporations and other owners to recover “leaky building” repair costs

  • Counsel to owners, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in numerous builders lien cases

  • Counsel to owners, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in numerous disputes arising from construction delays, defective work, contract termination, breach of trust and insolvencies

  • Counsel to owners, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in claims on performance bonds and labour and material payment bonds

  • Counsel to owners, contractors and suppliers regarding cost recovery lawsuits for contaminated sites

Commercial & Property Disputes

  • Counsel to shareholders regarding various proceeding under the Business Corporations Act including oppression, winding up and derivative proceedings

  • Counsel to individual(s) and/or corporate partner(s) with respect to joint ventures involving the construction of apartments, strata developments and development of bare land

  • Counsel to individual(s) and/or corporations(s) with respect to collapsed real estate transactions

  • Counsel to individual(s) and/or corporation(s) with respect to commercial tenancy disputes

  • Counsel to legal and/or equitable owners regarding the enforcement and defence of property rights including easements, rights of way and subsidence

  • Counsel to various parties regarding the prosecution and/or defence of resulting and constructive trust claims as well as proceedings under the Partition of Property Act

Insolvency Disputes

  • Counsel to various lenders on commercial foreclosures involving agricultural lands, commercial buildings and strata titled buildings and realization pursuant to the provisions of the Personal Property Security Act

  • Counsel to various lenders regarding unsecured claims involving debt and guarantee claims, shortfalls with respect to foreclosure proceedings and fraudulent transactions

  • Counsel to credit union in successful defence of a multimillion-dollar claim against it and its account manager with respect to alleged improvident realization


  • Counsel to credit union and Lien claimants in CCAA actions


  • Counsel to creditors in pursuit of claims pursuant to s. 38 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act


  • Counsel to receiver in pursuit of claims against contractor for provision of defective input machinery regarding Chilliwack fertilizer plant


  • Counsel to lien claimants in defeating credit union’s claim to priority under a registered mortgage


  • Counsel to lien claimants in defeating Canada Revenue Agency’s superpriority claim to holdback funds


  • Counsel to credit union in pursuing and settling claims against appraisers for foreclosure shortfall suffered by credit union

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