Effective advocacy is not one size fits all. The most effective litigators are those who know their audience and who can persuasively tailor their message accordingly to create the most powerful and compelling case. Reid is one of those litigators. Whether it is a negotiation, mediation, arbitration, chambers application or trial, our clients benefit from Reid’s articulate, dynamic and persuasive communication skills.

Work Highlights

Urban Communication Inc. v. BCNET Networking Society, 2014 BCSC 1045

  • Successfully represented a party in an arbitration. Arbitrator’s award was appealed to the British Columbia Supreme Court. Arbitrator’s award upheld by the British Columbia Court of Appeal

Carvalho v. Walnut Central Investments Ltd., 2014 BCSC 574

  • Successfully represented a party in the removal of a CPL from commercial property

Strata Plan No. VIS3578 V. Canan Investment Group Ltd, 2012 BCSC 339

  • Successfully represented a defendant in resisting an application for a Mareva injunction
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Reid provides executable advice that achieves our clients’ objectives while providing certainty during often uncertain times.

Insurance Litigation Services
General liability claims Construction defects
Fire losses Occupiers’ liability
Social host liability Excess auto
Construction Litigation Services
Contractual disputes Liens
Change order disputes Surety bonds
Defects and delay claims
Commercial Litigation Services
Contractual disputes Partnership disputes
Negligence Arbitration
Fiduciary law

One of Reid’s greatest abilities in helping our clients starts with his attention to detail. In litigation, success can often be attributed to the party who is able to recognize and take advantage of the details in the lawsuit. Reid leaves no rock unturned for clients in order to get them the best possible result.

As a result of obtaining his Bachelor of Commerce and passing the Canadian Securities Course, Reid has a substantive foundation on the commercial aspects of his files.

Reid considers it his responsibility to understand and appreciate our clients’ desired outcome. He uses effective communication and diligent work ethic to achieve these results in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.

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Urban Communication Inc. v. BCNET Networking Society, 2014 BCSC 1045
  • Successfully represented a party in an arbitration. Arbitrator’s award was appealed to the British Columbia Supreme Court. Arbitrator’s award upheld by the British Columbia Court of Appeal
Carvalho v. Walnut Central Investments Ltd., 2014 BCSC 574
  • Successfully represented a party in the removal of a CPL from commercial property
Strata Plan No. VIS3578 V. Canan Investment Group Ltd, 2012 BCSC 339
  • Successfully represented a defendant in resisting an application for a Mareva injunction
“Thank you for helping me to see things clearly, offering advice and information, and working with me to resolve this issue. You [Reid] are amazing and I could not have gotten through this without you. A big THANK YOU is not enough, but please know how grateful I am for everything that you did for me.”

Anonymous, Partner at regional accounting firm

Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: 2010
  • Canadian Securities Course, 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Windsor, 2008
  • Honors Bachelor of Commerce, Minor in Economics, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, 2004