Corporate and Business Law

We not only help our clients navigate through the ever-changing business environments in which they operate, but we also ensure that their business objectives are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Our clients range from small to large national and international businesses and organizations across a wide variety of industries. If you find yourself in a business transaction or dispute hire one of our experienced lawyers to avoid expensive and time-consuming litigation.

Civil Litigation

Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in court proceedings involving partnership and shareholder disputes; creditors’ remedies, such as foreclosures, insolvency and secured and unsecured collections; business litigation including contract, real estate, construction disputes, including builders’ liens and personal injury (motor vehicle).

We approach every legal matter with a keen focus and attention to detail. We help our clients understand the laws that apply to their disputes, as well as their options for effective resolutions.

Real Estate

Our team of experienced solicitors and conveyancers offers a wide range of services related to real estate transactions. In fact, residential and commercial purchases, sales and mortgages are a regular part of our work.

We provide reliable service for smooth financial transactions and we are quick and able problem solvers when faced with unexpected legal issues. Our lawyers regularly represent clients involved in commercial and residential tenancy disputes as well as real estate transactions disputes.

Wills & Estates

Seeking Wills & Estates advice today from Stewart, Aulinger & Company ensures that your own future and the future of those who depend on you is secure. A well drafted will is essentially an investment in peace of mind and it anticipates different scenarios and ensures that your property is divided the way you intended.

If you find yourself involved in a complex estate matter call us. We have experience acting for beneficiaries, executors and other parties involved in Wills & Estates disputes.

Employment Matters

We know that employment issues can be very important for both the employer and the employee. Our lawyers guide clients through all issues relating to work place. This includes employment contract advice, severance and compensation matters, human rights, worker's compensation, post-employment obligations, and the like.

We make sure that our clients understand their specific rights and obligations and will always work hard to try to reach a timely resolution to all of our clients’ employment law concerns.

Family Law

Obtaining legal advice regarding personal and sensitive matters can be daunting. This is why we are dedicated to learn about you and explain the law in a direct matter.

We ensure you are equipped to take charge of your situation and start making decisions to resolve your matter. We provide assistance with: cohabitation and marriage agreements, as well as separation agreements, divorce, child and spousal support, child custody and access arrangements, division of family property and assets and court representation.

If your legal question does not seem to fit in the above areas call us now, chances are we can help you.

Call us now at 604 879 0291 or visit us at 805 West Broadway, Suite 1200, Vancouver, BC

Reinhart completed a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Philosophy at Trinity College, University of Toronto in 1973 and attended the University of Florence in Italy, before enrolling at Massey College in Toronto. There he completed a Masters degree in Literature in 1974. Reinhart continued his education, and completed his law degree at the University of McGill Law School. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1978. Reinhart has been practicing law ever since in Vancouver at Stewart, Aulinger & Company,  of which he is the sole owner.

Reinhart has been involved with SOS Children’s Village B.C. since 2000, and he is the president of its board of directors.


David is senior litigation counsel, having been practising law in BC since 1992.  David has appeared before all level of courts in BC, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and several administrative tribunals.

David’s practice is diverse, and focuses first on the lawyer client relationship.  David routinely practices in the following areas:

  • Business related litigation: secured and unsecured collections, shareholder and partnership disputes, construction law including builder’s liens, equipment lease financing, insurance disputes
  • Land law: collapsed real estate transactions, commercial and residential tenancy disputes, partition of properties, mortgage defaults, and the like
  • Employment: employment agreements, competition issues, human rights, dismissal matters, and whatever else can arise in the workplace
  • Estate: committees, and select wills variation cases
  • General: review of contracts, general counsel, business practice advice, and more.

David’s clients include law and accounting firms, realtors, equipment finance companies, money lenders, collection agencies, construction material suppliers and contractors, property managers, land owners, businesses needing employment or other counsel, businesses that have accounts receivables needing collection, dentists, doctors, designers, charities, entrepreneurs, marketing agencies, printers, manufacturing operations, retail, restaurant   … you get the picture.

David is a regular contributor to legal education in BC. He is the longest standing editor of a leading practice manual on Creditor Remedies. He has authored chapters on Employment Matters for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Annual Review of Law and Practice. He as taught courses and given practice advice to law graduates at the Professional Legal Training Course – required to gain admission to the BC Bar. He has contributed papers and spoken at CLE conferences relating to Tenancy, Land Related and Administrative law matters.

David is too busy to blog or tweet. And he asks, why include in bios something irrelevant as what one does in his/her free time.

Email David if you wish to read any of his many court decisions or wish to chat about your legal matter.


For more information please visit Michael’s LinkedIn profile.

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