Katie practices Indigenous, environmental and regulatory law. She has experience in fisheries issues, advising and representing Indigenous clients in federal environmental assessment processes for large-scale resource development projects, and advocating for the rights of Indigenous communities. Katie has represented Indigenous clients in a number of consultations with Crown agencies, and has negotiated and implemented collaborative agreements with industry and government in fisheries and other natural resource sectors.

Katie received her JD with a specialization in Environmental Law from the University of Ottawa in 2020 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in May 2021. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of British Columbia.

Prior to law school, Katie worked as a ski instructor for Whistler Blackcomb. In her off days, you'll find Katie searching for fresh powder on the slopes of Whistler or riding her mountain bike on the North Shore mountains.


  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association

A senior associate with MacKenzie Fujisawa, Brian Konst’s work combines a commercial transactional practice with litigation experience in the areas of intellectual property, foreclosure and insolvency, and admiralty.

Recently, Brian has acted for a large American building products’ concern in the purchase of the assets of a local cement manufacturer, acted as counsel in a series of surety enforcement actions for one of Canada’s largest commercial insurers, and assisted domestic and foreign clients in the arrest of vessels in Canadian waters and the enforcement of maritime security.


  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Executive, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Civil Litigation Section
  • Executive, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Legal Research Section

John is a civil and commercial litigator. John acts for insurers as coverage, subrogation and defence counsel. Outside of insurance, John's practice consists of prosecuting and defending professional negligence claims, shareholder disputes, commercial and residential real estate disputes, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, construction claims, maritime claims and wills and estates litigation.

John regularly appears as counsel in all levels of court in B.C., as well as appearing in Federal Court.

John is an avid sailor and backcountry enthusiast. In the quieter moments, he can be found at home experimenting with new recipes.


John G. M. Foster, “Singh v Minhas, 2023 BCCA 7”, Counsel Comments, Take Five, Issue: February, 2023, P. 17.