Commercial disputes are increasingly being resolved by consensual arbitration as an alternative to litigation. Counsel in the firm have considerable experience in the conduct of arbitrations and are frequently called upon to act on arbitration matters.
Randy Kaardal, Q.C. and Martin Taylor, Q.C. have acted as counsel in many arbitration proceedings in the commercial area including shareholder disputes, commercial lease disputes, and commercial contract disputes.
The firm's labour and employment practice also includes significant recourse to arbitrations to resolve disputes. Randy Kaardal, Q.C. has considerable experience in this area and heads up the firm's labour arbitration practice.
Mr. Taylor has acted as a commercial arbitrator and mediator in numerous matters since retiring from the British Columbia Court of Appeal.