which was then the fourth largest
law firm in the world.
Darren's practice was purely litigation, acting
on behalf of both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
He gained considerable experience in insurance cases, representing
clients in the County Court, High Court and
Court of Appeal.
Darren's career before becoming a lawyer was a colourful one. He first qualified
as a carpenter, finishing top of his class each
year at the Isle of Wight College of Arts and
Technology. He received two industry awards:
one for "Top Carpenter"; the other
for "Top Apprentice - All Trades".
After completing his apprenticeship, and spending some
time travelling in the U.S.A.,
Darren joined the British Prison Service in
1992 with the intention of becoming a specialist
Physical Education Instructor, primarily to
enable him to indulge his passion for martial
Darren resigned his position as a Prison Officer to join
the Intelligence Corps of the British Army in
1994. Darren was awarded "Best Recruit"
and posted to serve with 22 Special Air Service.
He saw service on covert operations in several
Darren, together with his wife and children, arrived in
in January of 2007. Darren was called to the
Bar in Alberta
in July of 2009. Darren practices exclusively
in the areas of Family Law and Civil Litigation.