April 1st, 2020 by FH&P Lawyers

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce that Darren Kautz has joined the partnership effective April 1, 2020.

Darren’s practice focuses on personal injury, construction litigation, estate litigation, criminal defence and general litigation disputes.

He brings extensive litigation experience gained across three jurisdictions of British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon and the ability to work on complex files in a straightforward and client orientated manner from file intake to trial, if required.

“The partnership is excited to have Darren join the team. His addition to the partner group is consistent with the firm’s goal of adding top talent throughout the firm. We're highly confident that Darren's arrival will bolster our robust litigation group to the benefit of our firm and our clients” said Dylan Switzer, Managing Partner.

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