Disputes can bring business to a grinding halt, especially in the construction world. Dan understands this well, making him a strong advocate for his clients. Dan resolves issues as efficiently as possible through negotiation, mediation or arbitration. Having appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, Dan is also equipped to advance his clients’ interests and claims through litigation when necessary.

As part of his practice Dan routinely advises and assists his clients on construction matters, including builders lien matters, defect and negligence claims, and delay claims. Dan appreciates the importance of reputation and relationships in business. With this in mind, Dan considers the long-term impact on his clients’ business when he approaches disputes and potential resolutions.

Dan has been an active member of the Canadian Bar Association of BC during his career, and he currently serves on the organization’s board of directors as the Young Lawyers Representative for British Columbia. In his various roles with CBABC, Dan routinely gives presentations to students at British Columbia’s law schools on achieving success in the early stages of their careers.

Services

Builders lien claims Builders lien claims
Prosecution and defence of negligence claims Breach of contract claims
Delay and extras claims Mediations and arbitration
Pre-judgement remedies and post-judgement collection Defect claims
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Education and Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar, British Columbia, 2017
  • Juris Doctor, University of Victoria, 2016
  • Bachelors degree, University of Victoria, 2012
Awards & Distinctions
  • Thorsteinssons Prize in Taxation, 2016
Industry Involvement
  • Member, Law Society of BC
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (“CBABC’)
  • Executive Member (Social Coordinator), Victoria Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Representative, CBABC
  • Member, Civil Litigation – Vancouver, CBABC
  • Former County Representative Canadian Bar Association– Victoria, CBABC
  • Former Chair, Young Lawyers – Victoria, CBABC
  • Former Vice Chair, Young Lawyers – Victoria, CBABC
  • Former Treasurer, Young Lawyers – Victoria, CBABC
  • Former Secretary, Civil Litigation – Vancouver Island, CBABC
  • Former Executive Member (Social Coordinator), Victoria Bar Association