Charles F. Willms


550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900
Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3


Chuck Willms is the Chair of the firm's Aboriginal Law Practice Group. He has considerable experience in Aboriginal, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Commercial, Competition, Constitutional, Construction, Energy, Forestry, Property Assessment and Mining matters. He has appeared as counsel before the Property Assessment Appeal Board, Competition Tribunal, Supreme Court of British Columbia, Yukon Supreme Court, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, Courts of Appeal of British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon, Federal Courts of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has extensive experience in alternate dispute resolution matters including negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

Chuck is the chair of the Vancouver Specialty Litigation Business Unit.


  • LLM, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, 1985
  • LLB, University of Victoria, 1979, (Gold Medallist)
  • BSc, Simon Fraser University, 1976

Year of Call

Alberta, Yukon, British Columbia