Adrian carries on a general litigation practice involving complex files in diverse subject areas, including commercial disputes, administrative proceedings, and constitutional law. Adrian has worked on several trials, appeals, and commercial arbitrations, and he has zealously advocated for clients before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
After completing his articles at a national firm, Adrian joined Gudmundseth Mickelson as an associate. As part of the team, Adrian assists businesses, individuals, and public institutions to resolve important legal disputes.
Adrian holds a J.D. from the University of British Columbia. During his studies, Adrian participated in the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program where he worked with individuals who could not afford traditional legal services.
On weekends Adrian enjoys falling off surfboards, as well as exploring the Pacific Northwest with his friends.
- SIGNIFICANT CASES
Successfully resisted an application to cross-examine witnesses on affidavits, and successfully resisted an application for a declaration that solicitor-client privileged was waived: B & L Holdings Inc. v SNFW Fitness BC Ltd., 2018 BCSC 1374.
Successfully resisted an application for further particulars of our client’s allegations that certain property constituted the proceeds of, inter alia, fraud and money laundering: British Columbia (Director of Civil Forfeiture) v. PacNet Services Ltd., 2018 BCSC 2251.
Successfully applied to strike constitutional damages claims brought by former inmates of a provincial correctional facility: Johnson v. MacDougall, 2019 BCSC 743.
Successfully resisted an application by a defendant to delay document production on constitutional grounds: British Columbia (Director of Civil Forfeiture) v. PacNet Services Ltd., 2019 BCSC 70, leave to appeal denied: British Columbia (Director of Civil Forfeiture) v. Day, 2019 BCCA 160.
Successfully applied to obtain a continuing pre-trial preservation order against two luxury cars, one luxury condominium, and approximately $1,300,000 alleged to constitute proceeds of unlawful activity: Director of Civil Forfeiture v. Hobbs, 2019 BCSC 1344.
Successfully applied to obtain a continuing pre-trial preservation order against approximately $2,500,000 alleged to constitute proceeds of, inter alia, fraud and money laundering: British Columbia (Director of Civil Forfeiture) v PacNet Services Ltd., 2019 BCSC 1658.