Brian’s practice is focused on insolvency and bankruptcy. Brian has been involved in a number of significant commercial insolvency files in the province of Alberta, in particular, in the oil & gas sector.
Brian represents debtors and creditors in matters relating to bankruptcy, debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, loan workouts and receiverships.
As well, Brian has maintained a significant litigation practice since 1978 and has been counsel to several of the major oil and gas well drilling and service contractors in Alberta. Brian is also counsel to the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) and the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC).
Brian has appeared before the Federal Court of Appeal in addition to all levels of court in the Province of Alberta. He has conducted trials involving oil & gas well drilling and servicing, corporate/commercial, and employment issues.