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Dispute Resolution and Litigation


Passion. Trust. Expertise... Results.

McQuarrie’s pragmatic approach and unwavering reputation sets us apart.  Our corporate and commercial litigation team is recognized by clients and industry alike, as leaders in corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution throughout British Columbia.

We understand that any form of litigation or business dispute can disrupt your operations and have an undesirable impact on your financial position.  Our passionate and driven commercial litigation lawyers have helped thousands of clients get out of the courtroom and back in the boardroom quickly and effectively to minimize any delays to your business.

As your trusted Dispute Resolution & Litigation lawyers, we can assist you in a number of areas including:

  • Bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring
  • Breach or violation of individual privacy under the Privacy Act
  • Business disputes
  • Builders liens
  • Business partner separations
  • Canada Revenue Agency rulings and appeals
  • Commercial leasing and real estate disputes
  • Complex commercial transactions
  • Construction disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate fraud and misrepresentation
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Creditors remedies
  • Defamation
  • Director and officer liability, board and special committee issues
  • Municipal expropriation
  • Occupier’s liability
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Shareholder and joint venture agreements
  • Shareholder disputes and oppression claims

At McQuarrie, your dispute resolution and commercial litigation lawyer will take the time to listen and understand every aspect of your case, so that no stone is left unturned.  Each case is unique, so your dedicated team will work with you to develop a results-based strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

Our team of lawyers quickly assesses risk and identifies winning arguments.  Skillful negotiators and well-practiced in the art of mediation and arbitration, we aim to resolve business disputes and commercial litigation matters without having to resort to litigation.

If your matter does require a trial, our commercial and corporate litigators excel.  We are fearless, aggressive and will stand firm to advocate for our clients.

Our Dispute Resolution & Litigation lawyers have logged thousands of hours in B.C.’s trial courts and appeals courts and other forums for dispute resolution including:

  • Arbitration
  • Court of Appeal
  • Federal Court
  • Small Claims
  • Supreme Court
  • Tax Court levels
  • And have also appeared before numerous tribunals and administrative bodies.

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Experience You Can Trust

Our legal team has strong professional relationships not only within the legal community, but also with top-rated industry experts and advisors.  We utilize these networks and connections to add value to the services we provide to our clients.

The Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice group at McQuarrie has the knowledge, skills and resources to tackle complicated legal issues.  We always strive to resolve disputes in an efficient and often creative manner.  With our track record of success in solving problems for our clients, and a highly dedicated and committed team, we are the firm of choice for business owners.

When you choose McQuarrie’s dispute resolution and litigation lawyers to assist with your business dispute, you benefit from the resources of a comprehensive, multi-service firm, including lawyers in Real Estate Law and Business Law.  This positions us to look at each case holistically, considering and covering every angle for you.

If you are dealing with a business dispute, please contact us immediately.  There are statutory deadlines called “limitation periods” that may prevent you from taking legal action.  Legal advice is best sought early.

Who We Advocate For

Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients based on trust, excellent service and results.

Our lawyers serve corporate and commercial clients in many industries, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Commercial real estate
  • Construction
  • Financial services
  • Forestry
  • Infrastructure works
  • Insurance
  • Land development
  • Municipalities
  • Professional services
  • Retail
  • Technology

Our diverse experience allows us to provide legal advice that makes business sense for our clients.

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