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Litigation Star


British Columbia

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John joined Whitelaw Twining in 2012 as litigation counsel and the Chair of our Commercial Litigation group. As a Director of the firm, he now also leads our Insolvency and Restructuring and Surety teams. John represents a league of clients in a broad range of business litigation matters including leasing and commercial disputes, commercial and property insolvency disputes, bankruptcy claims, breach of contract and shareholder rights. 

John is relentless when it comes to getting positive results for his clients—and he is dedicated to helping people solve problems. Having played hockey for as long as he can remember, competition and perseverance have become guiding principles in his legal career. 

John has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia and is particularly skilled at commercial arbitrations and mediations. He values his supporting team and takes every opportunity to mentor new lawyers and paralegals in the firm. 

John’s expertise includes the following practice areas: 

  • Restructuring & Insolvency 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Construction 
  • Insurance 
  • Professional Liability 
  • Surety 


Updated March 2022