595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2008 (BC)
Laura is an experienced advocate, appearing as lead counsel at all levels of court in Canada and before arbitral tribunals. She has extensive experience litigating and arbitrating disputes in the food, beverage and agribusiness, energy, mining, construction, cannabis, hospitality, retail, technology and infrastructure sectors. She has expertise in the arbitration of complex disputes and advises clients on all aspects of international and domestic arbitration proceedings, including drafting arbitration clauses, interim orders, hearing processes and the enforcement of arbitral awards. Laura is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an Arbitration Place NexGen Arbitrator, member of the ICC Canada Arbitration Committee and sits on the boards of the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre and CanArbWeek. She is an invited member of the Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society, CPR's Canada Advisory Board and co-lead of the North American Group of the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center. In 2021 she was appointed by the Government of British Columbia to serve a five-year term as a roster member for BC’s Bid Protest Mechanism and Dispute Resolution panels established under the New West Partnership Trade Agreement and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement.