Stikeman Elliott LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

British Columbia
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What the team is known for Well-reputed national firm with solid dispute resolution capabilities in BC. Offers in-depth knowledge of the natural resources, financial services, technology and transportation sectors, and is often engaged in commercial, securities and fraud matters. Has additional strength in class action defence, as well as notable experience of insurance, construction and product liability litigation.

Strengths Clients value "the firm's ability to provide insightful assessment of the risk and reward factors from a client's perspective," and report being "very satisfied with the level and quality of service."

Notable practitioners

David Brown is described as a "smart and capable lawyer" by interviewees. He is accomplished in corporate and commercial cases such as shareholder disputes, product liability class actions and insolvency disputes.

Sources praise Hein Poulus QC as an "intelligent, personable and down-to-earth" litigation counsel. He has experience handling real estate, natural resources and insurance cases. He offers "sound judgement, strategic thinking, and very good written and oral advocacy."