Shapray Cramer Fitterman & Lamer

British Columbia

670-999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1
British Columbia

Telephone:+1 604 681 0900
Fax:+1 604 681 0920

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Partner: Abbas Sabur
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Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer is a Vancouver-based boutique litigation firm that specializes in corporate and commercial litigation, alternate dispute resolution and strategic advice.

Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer is known for dynamism, ingenuity and common sense, which, when matched by the wealth of the collective experience of our lawyers, results in timely, pragmatic solutions.

The firm’s clients range from entrepreneurs to major Canadian and US-based corporations. Our work frequently involves large, complex or high-profile disputes, and we routinely manage intricate, multi-party litigation and document-intensive cases.

Our lawyers have represented clients before all levels of court in Canada, including in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

As a dispute resolution boutique, we consider all available options in our goal to achieve a favourable settlement. As such, we are highly skilled in the art of negotiation and strategic positioning. Our expertise also extends to mediations and arbitrations.

The firm began in 1993 as Shapray Cramer LLP, when Howard Shapray, QC, for many years the head of the litigation department of one of Vancouver's leading international law firms, and Brad Cramer, who also enjoyed a distinguished career in the same firm, established their innovative and focused litigation boutique. Top-notch litigators Francis Lamer and Stephen Fitterman joined in 1997 and 1999. In 2010, Abbas Sabur was hired away from one of Canada’s leading multidisciplinary firms. Sandra Foweraker and Lorne Kotler joined the firm in 2019, both from other highly-respected litigation boutiques in Vancouver.

Shapray Cramer LLP formally became Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer LLP in July 2013.


Updated March 2021