As a former Chief Counsel of the regulator of Canada's public equities markets and trading systems, a prosecutor with the BC securities commission, and a former Crown Counsel, Chilwin protects and advances clients' interests in all forms of business litigation.
He's a skillful business litigator with leading experience in complex administrative and regulatory legal issues, white-collar criminal defence, and complicated multi-party, multi-stage business litigation.
Some of Chilwin's professional highlights include:
Chilwin is a thought leader in law practice innovation and is a pioneer in adapting proven quantitative-modelling approaches to litigation assessment and management to forecast outcomes with high confidence and develop practical solutions that can avoid unnecessary litigation and resources. In 2021, Chilwin was appointed Chair of CBABC's Business Practice & Innovation Committee.
By combining his experience in law, management, technology, and operations, Chilwin has created innovative business solutions to legal problems that affect businesses. He likes to get things done with great care and attention to detail. He is meticulous when it comes to organization, gathering data, and assessing all options for his clients carefully before committing to a result.
Chilwin was awarded his B.A. (Honours) from Simon Fraser University in 1994 and earned his LL.B. at the University of Toronto in 1997. He was called to the Bar in 1998. He went on to complete his M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University in 2005 (Award for Top Graduate).
Chilwin spends most of his non-legal time with his family, enjoying being the "best dad ever" in his kids' eyes and being a caring partner to his wife. As a registered athlete with Boxing BC, he spends his relaxation time training and preparing for his upcoming fight.