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Litigation Star


British Columbia

Practice area:

Real estate

Shane is a partner in Kornfeld’s litigation group.  He is an experienced litigator with a practice focused on construction, real estate and commercial disputes. Shane regularly advises senior executives, in-house counsel, real estate development companies, investors and family-owned businesses and individuals on dispute-avoidance strategies. When issues cannot be resolved through negotiation, Shane delivers effective representation at all levels of court, before administrative tribunals and in mediations and arbitrations.

In the real estate and construction arenas, Shane represents owners, investors and major developers in complex disputes with shareholders, vendors, contractors, builders, strata corporations and other parties. He has advised clients in a broad range of matters involving sales, purchases, leases, contractor and subcontractor agreements, breach of contract, zoning and easements. He has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving the Real Estate Development Marketing Act, the Strata Property Act and the Builders Lien Act.

Shane also advises corporations and individuals in shareholder disputes and matters involving securities, contracts and partnerships, insolvency, estate litigation, fiduciary obligations, negligence and fraud.

Shane has extensive experience acting for clients on commercial arbitrations. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is available for appointment as arbitrator in domestic or international commercial matters.


Updated April 2022