Brian Samuels | Board of Directors

Brian Samuels, P. Eng. (Civil), MBA, LL.B, C. Arb. is a senior trial and appeal lawyer. He practiced with Russell and DuMoulin (now Faskens) in Vancouver from 1987 until 1993, and then with Lee & Associates in Denver, Colorado until 1994, before starting his independent practice. He is the author two legal textbooks on construction law, and co-editor and contributor to the textbook Expert Evidence in British Columbia Civil Proceedings. In addition to his construction law practice, Brian has successfully argued important civil rights cases, including the landmark Charter damages case, Ward v. City of Vancouver (Supreme Court of Canada), the Polygamy Reference case (BC Supreme Court), has been involved in privacy challenges before the BC Information and Privacy Commissioner, and various campaigns on behalf of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada. Brian is also licenced to practice in the US, and has conducted cases in both Federal and State courts.