At Singleton Reynolds, our people are what makes us great. We come together every day with the common goal of providing exceptional legal services and ensuring we go above and beyond for each and every client.
The range of backgrounds of the partners, counsel, associates and staff of Singleton Reynolds enables us to offer a broad range of services.
Singleton Reynolds’ lawyers spend a significant amount of time researching and thinking about how industry or legislative changes could affect your business.
Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP is recognized as a leader in construction and infrastructure, insurance, commercial litigation, real estate and business law.
Singleton Reynolds has offices to serve you in Vancouver and Toronto.
Singleton Reynolds believes in community. Our team members are teaching at Canadian universities and abroad, lecturing the next generation of lawyers.
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Recognizing the leadership that contributes to the company successes.
Singleton Reynolds prides itself in being a leader in corporate social responsibility. We encourage diversity, charity, mentorship, civic dedication and neighbourhood support.
Singleton Reynolds strives to understand the balance between your career and your personal goals and encourages our legal and operations staff in the pursuit of their interests outside of the firm.
We are always on the lookout for talented professionals to contribute to our team. Singleton Reynolds offers a professional and challenging work environment, with a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Our goal is to develop strong lawyers from student right through to partner. Mentoring and training start when you are a student and continue throughout your practice.
The “top-class” Derek Brindle QC is an “outstanding lawyer in his practice”, according to peers. He has significant experience in the construction market and specialises in sector-related alternative dispute resolution.
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Derek Brindle is top-ranked by Leading Global Rankings Agencies and Directories.
Derek Brindle, Q.C. is experienced Counsel in complex Litigation, Arbitration and in Alternate Dispute Resolution involving commercial claims, insurance, and construction and engineering disputes. He regularly represents owners, construction participants, design professionals and insurers in construction law matters, and has appeared at all levels of the Courts in British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. He acts as an Arbitrator and in mediations involving construction and insurance disputes. Derek advises government institutions, Crown corporations and industry on risk mitigation strategies in major procurement. procurement and construction documentation, and claims.
He has a diversified commercial and insurance law practice and has acted as counsel in a wide range of disputes involving class proceedings, claims for defective design and construction, building envelope failures, tender claims, delay/impact claims, errors and omissions and liability insurance claims, insurance coverage “bad faith” claims and in administrative disciplinary proceedings. Derek is listed in the Best Lawyers in Canada, Best Attorneys in British Columbia, and in the International Who’s Who Legal – Canada. He is ranked preeminent (AV) by Martindale Hubbell based on peer reviews.
In addition to counsel work, Derek writes and lectures on procurement legal issues of interest to the construction industry, architects, engineers, the legal profession and the insurance industry.
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Publications | Jul 4, 2017
Publications | Jun 28, 2016
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