D. Geoffrey Cowper, QC
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Senior counsel and leader of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution group. Top ranked by Chambers & Partners in dispute resolution. Endorsed by Practical Law Company. Named Best Lawyers' Vancouver Corporate and Commercial Litigator of 2010. Listed by National Post-Best Lawyers in Canada for administrative and public law, bet-the-company litigation, class action litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, director and officer liability, legal malpractice law, and securities law. Featured by The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers. Appointed to Chair BC Justice Review 2012. Counsel to commissions of inquiry into Indian Affairs policy, Securities Regulation and the Frank Paul Inquiry. Counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada on cases involving constitutional and Charter issues, commercial and tort issues, and administrative law. Active on investor-state and international commercial arbitration matters, including CMD v. DRC. Clients include Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, First Quantum Minerals, UBC, Royal Bank of Canada Group and Jim Pattison Group. Lecturer on topics ranging from commercial legal issues to constitutional law and current public issues. Former Chair of Legal Services Society and former BC Chair of American College of Trial Lawyers.
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