Bill joined the firm as an associate after completing his articles with a leading national business law firm. Bill practices in the solicitors’ workgroup at McQuarrie, with experience in land development, commercial real estate, conveyancing, and corporate and commercial law.
Bill received his B.A. from Simon Fraser University and his J.D. from the University of Victoria, and also spent a visiting semester at the Allard School of Law. During law school Bill supported an advocacy group for persons with disabilities through his volunteer work with Pro Bono Students Canada and served as a director on the board of Abbeyfield, a seniors’ residence in Victoria. He also participated actively in student life, serving as Secretary of the UVic Business Law Association and mentoring first year law students as a tutor in UVic’s Amicus Program. For his support work on campus and dedication to fellow students, Bill received the UVic Law Students’ Society’s “Best Law Buddy” award for 2015, in addition to earning two McCarthy Tétrault prizes for the highest academic performance in Property Law and Legal Ethics and Professionalism. He was also published in APPEAL, UVic’s law review journal.