Royal is an associate counsel and a senior litigation lawyer. Royal has expertise in the areas of commercial and residential real estate development and contract disputes, shareholder and corporate governance disputes and debtor/creditor, construction and partnership disputes. He also has experience with estate disputes, builders liens, unfair competition and wrongful dismissal and administrative and professional discipline cases involving real estate salespersons, mortgage brokers, insurance agents and the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. Royal became a lawyer in 1998.