Peter Senkpiel > Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson > Vancouver, Canada > Lawyer Profile

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: British Columbia

(Next Generation Partners)

Peter Senkpiel – Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson

Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson, a Vancouver-based litigation boutique, is routinely involved in cases of local and national significance including shareholder and oppression, human rights, administrative and contractual disputes. Irwin Nathanson KC and Stephen Schachter KC both enjoy stellar reputations for property, class action, hostile take-over, pension, professional negligence and securities proceedings meanwhile Peter Senkpiel, a more junior partner, continues to make extraordinary strides within the defamation, trust, shareholder and business dispute fields. At associate level, Caitlin Ohama-Darcus is a high-flier who has already garnered exposure to cases at the British Columbia Supreme Court, Federal Court and Supreme Court of Canada.