Bryan Hicks
Associate | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-5227

Bryan practises in corporate/commercial litigation with a focus on complex commercial matters, including contractual and tort disputes, project-based disputes, commercial leasing and construction matters. He also has experience with director and shareholder disputes, maritime claims and administrative/regulatory matters, including acting in judicial review proceedings.

Bryan appears frequently in the British Columbia Supreme Court and has appeared before the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Canada. He also has experience with alternative dispute resolution and has obtained positive outcomes for his clients through negotiated settlements.

Bryan’s approach is to be strategic and focused on achieving a positive and practical outcome for businesses. He takes charge in challenging circumstances providing thoughtful advice and effective advocacy.

SELECT EXPERIENCE
  • Successfully obtained injunctive relief to preserve business interests and property rights

  • Obtained positive results in complex construction-related disputes, acting for both owners and contractors

  • Successfully upheld a key project permit on behalf of a project proponent in judicial review proceedings brought by opponents to the project

  • Acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial disputes, including multi-party disputes

  • Acted for companies and shareholders of varying sizes in corporate disputes

  • Successfully negotiated favourable settlements including through formal mediation

PUBLICATIONS
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Blakes Bulletin on Construction Dispute Resolution, August 2, 2017.
Blakes Bulletin on Litigation & Dispute Resolution, July 20, 2017.
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PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES
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Speaker: Injunction Junction, What's your Function: a practical discussion on how to obtain an injunction and how to prepare for them
Blakes Professional Development Seminar, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 15, 2017.
Speaker: You've been Short-Changed - What can you do About it? A Discussion on Builders' Liens and Dispute Resolution
British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 2016.
Speaker: Don't Get Short Changed: Tricks and Traps to Keep in Mind When Setting up Contracts and Agreeing to Change Orders
British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 19, 2016.
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MEDIA APPEARANCES
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Quoted: Exercise is Medicine: Anthea Guelke's Story
Article by the Parkinson Society of British Columbia, Viewpoints, September 2015.
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