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

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Stephen R. Schachter, Q.C. is one of the top trial and appellate lawyers in British Columbia. He has litigated many of British Columbia’s leading complex business disputes. Stephen regularly appears in the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He also appears before the Federal Court of Canada and the B.C. Securities Commission.

Stephen acts as counsel on a range of matters, with a focus on corporate commercial litigation matters, including class actions, hostile take-over bids, derivative actions, pension litigation, professional negligence, and securities matters, including shareholder disputes. He is often retained to work with major international law firms based in Eastern Canada and the United States.

Languages

English

Memberships

Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute

Education

  • British Columbia Bar, 1978
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1976
  • B.A. (Anthropology), University of British Columbia, 1973

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals: British Columbia)

Stephen Schachter QCNathanson, 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.