After articling with McQuarrie Hunter LLP, Gareth joined the firm as an associate in 2014. Gareth maintains a varied civil litigation practice focusing on Corporate, Partnership, Contract and Real Estate disputes. Gareth also has experience in Employment, Construction and Collections matters.
Gareth has successfully represented clients at all levels of Court in BC, including chambers, trial and on appeal. He focuses on dispute resolution through strong, effective advocacy and a strategic, practical approach to seeking solutions.
Gareth comes to the practice of law from a strong academic background that includes a J.D. from the University of Alberta, a B.A. with Distinction in Philosophy from the University of Victoria, and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto. After receiving his J.D., Gareth clerked for the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton performing legal research and drafting for the Justices of that court.
In his free time Gareth enjoys exploring the North Shore mountains with his wife, cycling, travelling and reading both fiction and philosophy.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
- Canadian Bar Association
- Surrey Bar Association, Director
- New Westminster Bar Association
Hobbies / Interests
- Reading fiction and philosophy
- Movies and television
- Trail running
- Longboarding and snowboarding
- Juris Doctor, University of Alberta, 2013
- Master of Arts (Philosophy), University of Toronto, 2010
- Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) with Distinction, University of Victoria, 2008
Years of Call & Jurisdiction
Called to the BC Bar in 2014