Mark J. Braidwood*
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Mark Braidwood is a principal of SHK with more than 22 years’ experience. He is a litigation lawyer with expertise in the areas of construction, commercial and insurance law.
Mark has conducted trials and appeals in all levels of British Columbia courts, and has acted as counsel in arbitrations, administrative hearings and mediations.
Mark’s construction practice includes representing all parties involved in construction disputes, including owners, developers, construction managers, contractors and engineers – both small and large – at times taking him to other jurisdictions in Canada and beyond. Mark provides legal counsel to a variety of professionals, including engineers, architects, other design professionals, financial advisors, accountants, insurance agents, home inspectors and private health practitioners.
Mark’s broad commercial practice includes cases involving shareholder disputes, director and officer liability, contract and business disputes, product liability, leases, sale of goods, and related issues. In Mark’s insurance law practice he acts for both insurers and insureds, defending claims and prosecuting subrogated claims.
Mark lectures and provides seminars to industry and legal professionals, including BUILDEX. Mark enjoys acting as a Moot Court judge at the University of British Columbia, and he regularly provides pro bono legal services for Access Justice.
In 2015, Mark was appointed as a Board Member of Tennis BC and Vice-President, and in 2019, he was appointed Chairman of the Board (President).
- Member, Civil Litigation Section, Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
- Member, Insurance Section, Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
- Member, Construction Section, Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
- Member, Vancouver Bar Association
- Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
Chairman (President), Board of Directors, Tennis BC