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. email@example.com