Matthew's litigation practice includes a broad range of business matters such as shareholder disputes, securities litigation, commercial real estate and landlord/tenant disputes, contractual disputes and tort claims, including defamation. Matthew’s restructuring & insolvency practice focuses on commercial restructuring, receiverships and bankruptcy proceedings.
Matthew has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia as well as before the British Columbia Securities Commission. He also has significant experience with arbitration and meditation.
Matthew practised at another national firm prior to joining Cassels Brock and clerked for several judges of the Supreme Court of British Columbia prior to commencing practice.
Matthew regularly publishes articles identifying legal developments and their practical implications for industry stakeholders.
It’s Not You, It’s Me: Disclaimer of Contracts in Receivership and CCAA Proceedings
Gambling on Specific Performance and Mitigation in Real Estate Investment Cases: The Implications of Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board (Annual Review of Civil Litigation)
The Internet, Cloud Computing, and the Charter Right to Privacy: The Effect of Terms of Service Agreements on Reasonable Expectations of Privacy (The Advocate and Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada)