George E.H. Cadman, Q.C.*

Shareholder

604 647 4123
gehcqc@boughtonlaw.com

*Personal Law Corporation
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Assistant
Marcia Pedersen
604 647 6436
mpedersen@boughtonlaw.com

George is a seasoned litigator with 40 years’ experience before all levels of the Canadian courts and various administrative tribunals. He provides clients with strategic advice designed to resolve corporate/commercial, securities and real estate disputes. George also provides governance and risk management leadership in his capacity as general counsel to several family owned enterprises and community associations.

George’s practice incorporates mediation and arbitration as key elements of dispute resolution. In addition, he assists select clients through his government relations practice, including the gaming industry and the development sector, helping to secure licenses and site approvals, as well as liaising with the Government on policy changes.

Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990, George is active in giving back to the community, holding key positions with a number of leading community and business organizations.

Professional Activities

  • President, Kiwanis Children’s Fund
  • Chancellor, Chief Legal Officer, Anglican Diocese of New Westminster
  • Member, Board of Examiners of Notaries Public (B.C.) (2004 – 2018)
  • Past President and Counsel, Kiwanis Foundation of Canada
  • Past President, Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation
  • Past President and Counsel, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
  • Chairman, Meritas Law Firms Worldwide (2001-05)
  • Director and Secretary-Treasurer, Vancouver Board of Trade (2011 – 2015)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Vancouver Airport Authority (2008 – 2017)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, International Bar Association, and Inter-Pacific Bar Association