John is a civil and commercial litigator. A significant portion of John’s practice consists of acting as coverage counsel for large insurers in the natural resource exploration/extraction and aviation industries, as well as defending individuals from professional negligence claims. John also assists clients with shareholder, commercial real estate, and wills and estates disputes. John has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia.
While at law school, John was the director of the Tax Court Assistance Program. At the Bowman National Tax Moot, John’s team placed fifth overall and he was personally ranked among the moot’s top 10 oralists.
John hails from Vancouver Island and is an avid sailor and backcountry enthusiast. In the quieter moments, he can be found at home experimenting with new recipes or working on his cello and ukulele skills.