While every case is distinct, Bill understands that the underlying methods to effectively resolving disputes are tried and true: thorough preparation, coupled with confident and persuasive execution, helps to ensure that our clients are well-protected and -equipped to succeed.
Venture capital and private equity investor
- Multiple appearances in the Court of Appeal successfully resulting in a rare guillotine order forcing a multinational oil and gas corporation to post security of over $3 million dollars, leading to a dismissal of the corporation’s appeal and execution on the client’s trial judgment
- Won judgment from the Court of Appeal in respect of the payment of real property taxes by two anchor tenants of a large commercial centre in Kelowna, BC
Henderson Development (Canada) Ltd.
- Lead counsel on the effective defence and resolution of a multiple Plaintiff action for $10 million dollars brought by tenants in a large Vancouver shopping centre
Through negotiation, litigation and mediation, Bill resolves complex issues that are key to our clients’ businesses. He protects their interests when disputes arise in a variety of areas.
|Real property disputes||Cross border executions|
|Commercial lease disputes||Creditors Remedies/collections|
As a senior litigator, Bill combines a deep understanding of the law with a wealth of strategic experience in assisting our clients on a range of business issues. Bill is also a qualified mediator in addition to being a senior litigator. This enables him to see all sides of an issue and help our clients find the best solution to their case, whether in or out of the courtroom.
As head of the litigation department, Bill also manages the business of our team, including its finances, assessments, planning, HR and more. This gives Bill relevant insight into the everyday business issues faced by our clients and allows him to serve them better.
Bill was born in the Prairies, and his upbringing instilled a sense of practicality. He can still hear his grandfather’s admonition not to spend $20 solving a $5 problem. Persuasive and results-driven, Bill is highly committed to our client’s success. He measures that success not just in the actual outcome of a given case, but in the speed with which the result is obtained and the costs saved in resolving disputes effectively and efficiently.Download PDF