Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

British Columbia
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What the team is known for Litigation boutique with extensive capabilities in all types of corporate and commercial disputes. Demonstrates strength in the areas of banking and securities law. Additionally noted for its expertise in mining litigation, assisting with disputes concerning ownership rights, royalty interest and all manner of third party claims. Also maintains practices in environment and real property litigation.

Strengths Market sources call it a "great firm" with a "well-deserved reputation" in the market.

Work highlights Represented individual defendant Mike Bunker in connection with a CAD9 million claim brought by Equustek against the client and other parties alleging unlawful appropriation of trade secrets.

Notable practitioners

Abbas Sabur acts for clients in the mining and entertainment industries, in addition to handling securities and banking disputes in the financial services industry. One source said: "He's very enterprising, entrepreneurial and a go-getter."

Sources praise Howard Shapray QC as a "quality counsel" and a "fighter" for his clients. He is particularly experienced advocating commercial trials and enjoys recognition for his performances on high-stakes disputes.