William E. Knutson, QC*
A principal of SHK, Bill Knutson is a highly regarded civil litigator who has conducted many trials and appeals at all levels of British Columbia courts.
These cases have involved a wide range of civil disputes. Bill has also acted as counsel at administrative hearings, and has participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations in all roles — counsel, mediator and arbitrator. Bill’s practice currently focuses on commercial/insurance cases.
Bill has authored various articles for university law journals, continuing legal education publications and trade journals on topics ranging from civil procedure to corporate liability issues. He is a frequent lecturer and a member of several committees and associations, including the Law Society of British Columbia, Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch, American Trial Lawyers Association and the Vancouver Bar Association. Bill was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2004 and frequently is appointed mediator and arbitrator in a variety of industry claims.