Jeffrey S. Thomas
Partner

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

200 Burrard St, 1200 Waterford Ctr, PO Box 48600
Vancouver, BC V7X 1T2
Phone: (604) 640-4203
Fax: (604) 622-5903
E-mail: jsthomas@blg.com
 
 
 

Partner. Practises primarily in trade, competition, investment and business immigration areas. Provides advice concerning international and interprovincial trade obligations, including assisting clients participating in trade negotiations, advising on the international and domestic legal consistency of existing measures or proposed legislative action, preparing cases for dispute settlement under intergovernmental agreements and advising on all manner of domestic laws applicable to investment and trade in goods and services (trade remedies, import and export controls, economic and trade sanctions, investment controls). Advises on all aspects of Canada’s Investment Canada Act and Competition Act, including, in particular, pre-merger notification and merger clearance. LLB, Osgoode Hall; LLM (international trade), University of Toronto. Has spoken and written widely on international legal issues. Co-authored texts on Canadian trade and investment law, as well as The New Rules of Global Trade: A Guide to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Also chairs the British Columbia wine industry regulator, the British Columbia Wine Authority. BC Bar (1990). Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada.


Year Called to the Bar:1990 (BC)
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