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The British Columbia Supreme Court 

Successfully defended a contempt application brought by Stikeman Elliott LLP. Matthews v. Stikeman Elliott LLP, 2020 BCSC 878. Download Case 

Obtained judgment and damages equal to 9 months notice for termination of a distribution agreement. Meridian Distribution Ltd. v. Endeavor Design Inc., 2019 BCSC 2406. Download Case 

A business dispute between a landlord and tenant in a commercial lease.  S.E. Fraser Enterprises Ltd. v. W & W Parker Enterprises Ltd., [2009] B.C.J. No. 1961. Download Case 

Problems with a contract for the sale of a franchise.  Bhullar v. Dhanani, [2008] B.C.J. No. 1693. Download Case

The amount owed for land expropriated by a public authority.  Yin Wan Enterprises Ltd. v. Richmond (City), [2008] B.C.J. No. 185. Download Case

Wrongful dismissal claim by an employee.  Watson v. Seacastle Enterprises Inc., [2007] B.C.J. No. 541. Download Case

Money owed under a commercial lease for equipment.  (2006, successfully represented landlord, judgment rendered orally by Mr.Justice McEwan of the Supreme Court after one full day of trial.)

Private lender seeking to recover money loaned plus interest.  (2005, successfully represented lender, defendant agreed once trial commenced to consent to an order for judgment in full plus costs.)

The British Columbia Court of Appeal

Whether there is a legal contract to transfer a property, who is entitled to the profits from a sale and getting back money you put into a property that someone else owns.  Recovering the costs of going to court.  BCI Bulkhaul Carriers Inc. v. Wallace, 2017 BCCA 180. Download Case

Who is responsible for problems or defects discovered with a property after it is sold.  Cardwell v. Perthen, [2007] B.C.J. No. 1206. Download Case