William McCallum

William McCallum


Law office of Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP

Kelowna BC CA

VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration

Practice Areas : Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Engineering Law, Estate Law - Wills, Intellectual Property Law, Negligence Law, Partnership Law, Personal Injury Law, Professional Negligence Law, Real Estate Law, Shareholders Rights Law

Professional Experience

Private practice of law from 1974 through 1982.
District Registrar (Supreme Court of BC) 1982 – 1989.
Master Supreme Court of British Columbia 1989 – 2015.
Private practice of law (practice restricted to mediation and arbitration) 2016 – present.

Dispute Resolution Experience and TrainingConducted Judicial Settlement Conferences, Judicial Case Conferences, Pretrial Conferences, and Case Planning Conferences for 25 years in Supreme Court of British Columbia, Presided at thousands of hearings over 25 years as a Master in Supreme Court of British Columbia, Completed CLEBC Mediation Training Courses in 2016 and 2017.
Professional and Other Activities

  • Governor and Chair, Board of Governors, Glenlyon-Norfolk School – 1986 – 1992
  • Director and President, Board of Directors, Uplands Golf Club – 1996 -2002 and 2008 – 2012
Academic Qualifications

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON — LL.B 1974
Western University, London, ON – M.B.A. 1970
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON – B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) 1968