Kinji has a general commercial and business litigation practice with a diverse mixture of practice areas and a broad range of experience. Kinji’s primary practice areas include complex commercial and civil litigation with a focus on contractual disputes, environmental remediation claims, shareholder and transactional disputes, and business torts. He has successfully mediated and reached negotiated settlements on behalf of his clients in the areas of contract, environmental, tort and transactional-based litigation.
Kinji has extensive experience dealing with injunctive remedies in a wide range of contexts including disputes in the forestry and mining industry and also has a focussed practice in the field of environmental remediation cost-recovery claims. He regularly appears as lead counsel in British Columbia Supreme Court, has appeared as lead counsel in the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and has appeared before the BC Securities Commission and Property Assessment Appeal Board. Kinji has also been involved in seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada and has appeared as lead counsel in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.
Kinji is a regular contributor to Lawson Lundell’s Western Canada Business Litigation Blog, a resource that examines current trends and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities.