Bill has practiced family law in Vancouver since 1982 and has had his own family law practice in Vancouver since 1984. He has handled all kinds of family law cases, including custody disputes and disputes concerning support and asset division, at all levels of court in BC.
He is a trained mediator, collaborative lawyer and parenting coordinator and encourages settlement of family law disputes by agreement wherever possible.
He has a particular interest in child custody cases and has successfully handled many difficult child custody cases. He has also acted as a child advocate, representing children in high conflict custody cases. He has developed a unique expertise in international child custody cases and in particular cases involving cross-border parental child abduction. He has assisted many parents whose children have been kidnapped by the other parent to recover their children.
He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.