The first step in developing a strategy is to evaluate. Recognizing that planning and forethought are the foundations of success, Sean takes a well-laid and versatile approach to helping our clients.

Work Highlights

National Insurer

  • Co-counsel in successful defence of insurer at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in precedent setting lawsuit involving novel interpretation of insurance covenants

Majority Shareholder in Private Company

  • Negotiated settlement of complex shareholders’ oppression preceding under the Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-44 that included cross-injunction applications

Renewable Resource Developer

  • Co-counsel in successful petition on behalf of renewable resource developer in contested bid for an arrangement under the Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 47
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Sean has represented clients and assisted senior counsel at mediations and settlement conferences, as well as in matters before the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia. His experience includes business and commercial litigation matters, creditors’ remedies and insurance defense and coverage matters.

Services
Civil and commercial litigation matters Business disputes
Contract disputes Shareholder disputes
Creditors’ rights Insurance defense and coverage matters

Litigation can have consequences on individuals and businesses beyond the dispute itself. In order to ensure that our clients obtain outcomes that align with their best interests, Sean critically analyzes the issues, develops tailored and protective solutions and keeps clients fully informed throughout the process so that they can act with clarity.

Sean takes pride in the academic aspect of his work. However, successfully navigating a dispute is not just a legal exercise, but a practical one. Sean incorporates this into his practice, overcoming challenges, seizing opportunities and devising strategies that protect our clients.

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National Insurer
  • Co-counsel in successful defence of insurer at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in precedent setting lawsuit involving novel interpretation of insurance covenants
Majority Shareholder in Private Company
  • Negotiated settlement of complex shareholders’ oppression preceding under the Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-44 that included cross-injunction applications
Renewable Resource Developer
  • Co-counsel in successful petition on behalf of renewable resource developer in contested bid for an arrangement under the Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 47
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2016
  • Juris Doctor (Great Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of British Columbia, 2010