Shane is an experienced litigator with a practice focused on real estate and commercial business disputes. He regularly advises senior executives, in-house counsel, real estate development companies, investors, family-owned businesses and individuals on dispute-avoidance strategies. When issues cannot be resolved through negotiation, Shane delivers effective representation at all levels of court, before administrative tribunals and in mediations and arbitrations.
“My clients focus on making and delivering high-quality products and services. I help prevent conflicts before they arise and minimize potential liability when they do, so that my clients can apply their energy and resources toward achieving their core business goals.”
In the real estate and construction arenas, Shane represents owners, investors and major developers in complex disputes with shareholders, vendors, contractors, builders, strata corporations and other parties. He has advised clients in a broad range of matters involving sales, purchases, leases, contractor and subcontractor agreements, breach of contract, zoning and easements. He has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving the Real Estate Development Marketing Act, the Strata Property Act and the Builders Lien Act.
He also advises corporations and individuals in shareholder disputes and matters involving securities, contracts and partnerships, insolvency, estate litigation, fiduciary obligations, negligence and fraud, including matters before the B.C. Securities Commission.
Shane is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and he has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a “Litigation Star”. He has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standing as rated by his peers.
Shane is called to the bar of British Columbia and Ontario.