Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP is proud to announce that Peter Senkpiel has been appointed King’s Counsel by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney General of British Columbia. Peter was called to the bar in 2010, making him one of BC’s youngest appointments to this honour.

The official announcement states:

Peter Senkpiel (2010) is a leader in trial and appellate counsel in commercial and public law. He has done considerable advocacy work around the mental-health challenges that many lawyers face. He ranked as a leading litigator by Lexpert and was awarded a Benchmark Impact Case Award in 2021. He is the editor of the often-cited Civil Appeal Handbook, a director of the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre, founding co-chair of the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch’s appellate advocacy subsection, a University of British Columbia adjunct professor and a frequent the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia panellist (appeals, constructive trusts, injunctions, etc.).

Only 7% of practicing B.C. lawyers can be awarded the designation of KC. This prestigious title recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. To read the entire announcement regarding the 2022 KC recipients, please click here.