Win after court battle in significant shareholder dispute
In a hard-fought shareholder dispute involving a large family company, we achieved a court order to wind-up a significant landholding corporation in the Okanagan valley. In doing so, we successfully ended a dispute between a second generation of family members—which dispute, before our involvement, had drawn on over a decade.
Favourable settlement in complex real estate development dispute
In a complex real estate development dispute involving over $20 million in lakefront assets, we achieved a highly structured and beneficial settlement for our client.
Corporate and commercial litigation
Corporate and commercial litigation forms the core of our work as advocates. Our firm was founded as a commercial litigation boutique and we are recognized leaders in this practice area.
We regularly act for clients in complex tort disputes, including negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, professional and government negligence, environmental litigation, and defamation.
For over a decade we have earned a reputation as the top family law litigators in the BC Interior, particularly in cases involving high asset values, corporations and family trusts.
Real estate and construction disputes
We are leading litigators in all matters involving real estate, from collapsing transactions to land use disputes to complex multi-party construction disputes and insurance coverage.
We have extensive experience as counsel in estate litigation cases, often involving tax planning trust structures, challenges to wills, and allegations of breach of fiduciary duty.
No other lawyers in the BC Interior possess our skill and expertise as appellate advocates. We have the intellectual rigour and dedication required to win cases on appeal.
Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
We strategically employ ADR methods to conclude disputes out of court. We have particular expertise in commercial arbitrations and mediations, where we serve as both counsel and neutrals.
Intellectual property litigation
We possess unique experience in our market in intellectual property disputes, including in patent, trademark and copyright litigation, as well as disputes concerning trade secrets and licensing.
Foreclosure, insolvency and creditors’ remedies
We act for both creditors and debtors in cases involving mortgage foreclosures, receiverships and liquidations, statutory bankruptcy proceedings, and realization on security and court judgments.
We are skilled advocates in employment disputes, including in cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and breaches of restrictive covenants.