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Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson
SUITE 750, 900 HOWE STREET
VANCOUVER, BC V6Z 2M4
Canada

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Peter R. Senkpiel is a leading barrister in British Columbia with a broad commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and advisory practice. Peter has extensive experience as trial and appellate counsel in the BC Supreme Court and BC Court of Appeal in a broad range of matters including contract and business disputes, securities litigation, shareholder disputes, class actions, defamation, and trusts.

Peter is a forceful, fearless, and persuasive advocate. Recognizing that litigation can be stressful, time-consuming, and expensive, Peter protects his clients’ litigation and business interests both inside and outside the courtroom. Peter combines a strong facility with the law, creative problem solving, negotiation skills, tactical insight, practicality, and sound judgment to advocate on his clients’ behalf. When in court, Peter draws from a wealth of experience and skills developed during many long and hard-fought trials and appeals.

Languages

English

Education

  • British Columbia Bar, 2010
  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2009
  • B.A., University of British Columbia, 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners: British Columbia)

Peter SenkpielNathanson, Schachter & Thompson

British Columbia’s premier litigation boutique, Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson impresses with the breadth of its expertise and depth of its core team. A frequent participant in landmark regulatory cases, the group is often engaged by the Law Society of BC in matters involving major professional issues. On the commercial litigation front, the group has strong recent experience in real estate, construction and shareholder disputes. Irwin Nathanson QC is widely recognized as one of BC’s most capable litigators and focuses on corporate and commercial litigation. Stephen Schachter QC is another high-profile figure in the market. The group also includes up-and-coming partner Peter Senkpiel, who already has extensive trial and appellate experience, and associate Caitlin Ohama-Darcus.