Partner and national leader in BLG’s Defamation and Media Group. Practises civil and commercial litigation with a focus on media law and defamation, shareholder disputes, protection of trade secrets, Internet litigation, and banking and pension litigation. Professor, Civil Litigation at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. Author of Mareva and Anton Piller Orders in Canada: A Practical Guide (Irwin Law). Co-editor and author of The Civil Litigation Process, the most widely-used civil procedure text in Canadian law schools, and of the award-winning British Columbia Business Disputes. Member of the Attorney General of British Columbia’s Advisory Group on Reform of Limitation Act. Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada (since 2012). Recognized as a Litigation Star (British Columbia) in Benchmark Litigation – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Lawyers (since 2014). Vice-President, Canadian Media Lawyers' Association. Serves on Board of the Vancouver International Marathon Society. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours, in 1991 and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 1997 from the University of Toronto. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1998.