Brian was raised in Ocean Falls, BC.  He attended Shawnigan Lake School, UBC and Osgoode Hall Law School.  He became a lawyer in British Columbia in 1975 and began practicing in the Cowichan Valley shortly after that.

Brian is a general practitioner with broad experience in virtually all areas of the law.  He has considerable experience before all levels of court and most administrative tribunals in British Columbia.  Brian also has a large practice that includes providing legal advice on a broad range of subjects to clients in the agricultural, forestry, tourism, real estate development, retail and construction industries.  He has an extensive estate practice which involves advising clients on estate and tax planning and estate administration issues. He also provides legal advice and representation to local governments and school boards. 


Matt recently joined McDaniel & Company with an interest in developing a general litigation practice.  Matthew earned degrees from the University of Victoria (B.Mus, 1998), the Eastman School of Music (M.Mus, 2000) and the University of Calgary (LL.B, 2007).  Prior to obtaining his law degree, Matt studied in Germany then returned to Canada to work as a professional musician.  He was subsequently called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2008.  

Matt Has appeared before administrative tribunals in British Columbia as well as both the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia.

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