George’s practice is centred on commercial litigation. He has appeared in all three levels of court in British Columbia, and regularly appears in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. George advises and represents clients across a wide range of industries, including real estate developers, commercial landlords, financial institutions, leasing companies, and governmental authorities.
George has acted or assisted senior counsel in both court proceedings and arbitrations involving:
•Shareholder disputes, including oppression remedies, derivative actions, and wind-ups;
•Breach of contract;
•Breach of fiduciary duty;
•Fraud and embezzlement;
•Construction disputes, including builder’s liens;
•Real property disputes, including commercial leasing matters, trespass, nuisance and release of dangerous substances.
•Judgment enforcement proceedings, including enforcement of foreign judgments.
George received his LL.B. from the University of British Columbia. While at law school he and his co-counsel won the Sopinka Cup, Canada’s national trial advocacy competition.
George is a lifelong resident of North Vancouver. Outside of law, George is an avid reader of politics and history. He is a former competitive fencer, having competed at the national level. Today, he remains member of the North Vancouver Fencing Club where he fences recreationally. He is also a car enthusiast.
•Member, Law Society of British Columbia
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
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