& COMPANY was established in 1992. Since its inception the firm
has acted in a variety of litigation and transactional matters encompassing
many areas of practice, including securities law, bankruptcy and
insolvency law, intellectual property law, insurance law, environmental
law, customs and immigration law, administrative law and employment
and labour law. In addition to representing many individual clients
from Canada and abroad, the firm has acted on behalf of provincial
government bodies, major universities, and Canadian and foreign
corporations from Europe, USA and Latin America. The firm maintains
affiliations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, South
Africa, Japan, Mexico, Brazil and Chile.
The firm works in association with several independent lawyers.
In this manner, it is able to provide services in a wide range of
practice areas and, while its main focus today is in the commercial
litigation field, it offers a full range of legal services in all
areas of practice in British Columbia.
The firm provides assistance in such matters as disputes arising
from patent infringements, employment and labour contracts, contracts
for the purchase and sale of land, contracts for the purchase and
sale of industrial equipment, investments contracts, contracts for
the purchase and sale of corporate assets and shares, commercial
and personal bankruptcies, property damage, manufacturer's liability,
commercial leasing, environmental damage, insurance claims, customs
and immigration permits and international shipping. The firm also
assists in the establishment and acquisition of corporate entities
in Canada, as well as with the acquisition of business assets and
industrial equipment from abroad. The industry sectors in which
the firm has been involved include forestry, mining, land and air
transport, technology and finance.
The firm provides services in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.