Provided by Emily Kirkpatrick
Emily has experience working with clients on a wide range of issues including shareholder disputes, class action defense, contract disputes, product liability, employment issues, environmental matters, franchise agreements, leases, debt recovery, and municipal and other government relations.
Emily has also advised and represented clients involved in various regulated industries including securities, pharmaceuticals, and energy. She has appeared as counsel at various levels of court in BC and Ontario, as well as before the Federal Court, and administrative and regulatory tribunals.
Emily’s mediation and arbitration experience includes both domestic and international commercial matters on a range of issues including securities, real property disputes, and licensing agreements.
Emily sits on the editorial board of the Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Review and is a member of the Advocates Society and the Canadian Bar Association. She is past Vice Chair of the British Columbia Regional Advisory Committee, National Standing Committee and Young Advocates' Standing Committee of the Advocates' Society, and a past member of the Law Reform, Court Services, Government Relations, and Resolutions and Bylaws Committees of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch.