Kathleen J. MacDonald*

*Law Corporation

DL: 604.900.9391
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 130
kathleen@directionlegal.com

Assistant:
Edith Chan
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 121

 

Education

1980, LL.B., University of British Columbia
1977, B.Sc. (Hons. Ag. Econ.) University of British Columbia

Bar Admission

1981, British Columbia

Profile

For the past 20 years Kathleen has practiced primarily as a litigator, representing clients in court and assisting them in resolving a wide variety of disputes. She advises clients in relation to business disputes, family matters, property disputes, estate matters, and general civil disputes. Kathleen also handles commercial transactions and estate matters. Her strength in analyzing financial records and legal documents adds an extra dimension to her advice on business matters and family financial issues.

Kathleen appears as a barrister in all levels of court in British Columbia, including the Supreme Court, the B.C. Court of Appeal and Federal Court. She routinely communicates with clients through interpreters and has extensive experience preparing non-English speaking clients and witnesses for trial and dealing with translated documents.

Preferred Areas of Practice

Litigation and resolution of all types of disputes including:

  • Contract disputes
  • Commercial leases
  • Family matters including divorce
  • Marriage, Co-habitation and Separation Agreements
  • Property disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Corporate governance and shareholder disputes
  • Collection of debts
  • Estate matters
  • Strata property management
  • Defamation - libel and slander
  • Professional negligence
  • Foreclosures
  • Commercial transactions
    • Buying and selling businesses
    • Buying and selling commercial and development properties
    • Commercial loans
    • Advising on business structures

Professional/Business Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association