Stuart Hankinson, QC is a partner in the construction and infrastructure practice group at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. He has acted as counsel in many high-profile and precedent-setting cases.
He has built a highly regarded practice that is today focused on the resolution of complex construction, commercial, and insurance disputes. He has participated in many mediations as counsel and more recently as a mediator. Stuart is an arbitrator and a sole Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB)/Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) member.
His clients include owners, developers, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) contractors, design-builders, insurers, construction and project managers, as well as the parties involved in public-private partnership (P3) projects.
Stuart has lectured for multiple organisations, including the Pacific Business & Law Institute, Canadian Institute, Insight Education Services, and Agenda Management Limited.
He is a charter fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and is recognised as a leading lawyer by various legal publishers and rankings agencies, including jexpert®, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, and Benchmark Canada. He is a former chairman of the Canadian Bar Association’s construction law section (British Columbia).
Prior to joining Singleton Reynolds, Stuart was a partner at a national law firm, and before that, he was the founding principal and managing director of a leading British Columbia construction, insurance, and business law firm.