Professional Background

Rob is an Associate and a member of our Civil Fraud, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Insurance and Professional Liability Law Groups.  His litigation practice involves insurance defence and general commercial litigation. He has represented insurers and their insureds in such areas as professional liability, construction, and motor vehicle claims.

In his commercial litigation practice Rob assists clients in a variety of litigation matters including debt claims, contract issues, and franchise disputes. Rob’s familiarity with the Rules of Court and alternative dispute resolution options permit him to develop a unique litigation strategy for every client no matter how big or small the dispute.

Rob has represented clients in settlement negotiations, mediations and in the Provincial and Supreme Court in many matters including:

  • defence of architects, engineers, and contractors in construction claims including negligence, breach of contract and delay claims
  • defence of professional negligence claims including those made against financial planners and insurance agents
  • defence and prosecution of debt claims for individuals and businesses.
  • negotiation and arbitration of franchise disputes
  • prosecution of subrogated claims on behalf of insurers.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, University of British Columbia: 2009
  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia: 2012
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar: 2013

Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, CBA BC Insurance
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers

Community + Volunteering

  • Clinic supervisor for Law Students Legal Advice Program
  • Mentor – Allard Law CBA Mentorship Program

Publications

Presentations

  • Presentation to clients (TransLink) on Occupiers Liability Act
  • In firm presentations on the Franchise Act, and Experts and Expert Reports plus various case law updates