NST is recognized as one of British Columbia’s leading dispute resolution firms. Its lawyers have built their reputations trying tough cases and arguing complex appeals.

The firm has been described as “a household name in the Vancouver market” and has been recognized as one of Canada’s top litigation boutiques. Legal publications rate NST’s lawyers as leading practitioners in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Devoted to civil and business litigation and arbitration, the firm has litigated many of British Columbia’s largest and most complicated commercial lawsuits, including two of Canada’s most significant mining claims, as well as important securities and shareholder disputes.

Known for its intellectual rigour, high quality advocacy, responsiveness to clients' needs, and flexibility in procedural matters, the firm has experience arguing and defending certification motions, judicial reviews, summary trials, trials, and appeals.  The firm utilizes its expertise to provide strategic advice and to seek practical solutions out of court. When that is not possible, NST’s lawyers have the courtroom experience to see a matter through to judgment.