Shane D. Coblin

Shane D. Coblin

Shane D. Coblin is a partner in Kornfeld’s litigation group.  He is an experienced litigator with a practice focused on construction, real estate and commercial disputes. Shane regularly advises senior executives, in-house counsel, real estate development companies, investors and family-owned businesses and individuals on dispute-avoidance strategies. When issues cannot be resolved through negotiation, Shane delivers effective representation at all levels of court, before administrative tribunals and in mediations and arbitrations.

“My clients focus on making and delivering high-quality products and services. I help prevent conflicts before they arise and minimize potential liability when they do, so that my clients can apply their energy and resources toward achieving their core business goals.”

In the real estate and construction arenas, Shane represents owners, investors and major developers in complex disputes with shareholders, vendors, contractors, builders, strata corporations and other parties. He has advised clients in a broad range of matters involving sales, purchases, leases, contractor and subcontractor agreements, breach of contract, zoning and easements. He has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving the Real Estate Development Marketing Act, the Strata Property Act and the Builders Lien Act.

Shane also advises corporations and individuals in shareholder disputes and matters involving securities, contracts and partnerships, insolvency, estate litigation, fiduciary obligations, negligence and fraud.

Shane is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association. Prior to joining Kornfeld LLP, Shane practiced for a number of years in Toronto.

Practice Areas


  • Faculty of Law, Queen’s University at Kingston, LLB
  • University of Western Ontario, BA, Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2006
  • Ontario, 2002