Ludmila B. Herbst
Ludmila B. Herbst , KC
Partner at FARRIS
(604) 661-1722
(604) 661-9349
700 West Georgia St, FL 25, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1999 (BC)
Partner Ludmila Herbst, KC, is a leading litigator in corporate, commercial, regulatory and constitutional cases. She has represented clients before all levels of court in BC, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as arbitral and administrative tribunals including the BC Utilities Commission. She co-authored Commercial Arbitration in Canada: A Guide to Domestic and International Arbitrations, which is a leading text cited by trial and appellate courts across Canada. She has written many articles, has presented at and chaired numerous conferences, and is the long-time assistant editor of The Advocate, which is distributed six times per year to BC lawyers and subscribers beyond. She also chairs The Advocates’ Society Regional Advisory Committee, sits on the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre’s board, and participates on varied subcommittees. She has been a member of advisory groups including on reform to the provincial Limitation Act and Arbitration Act. She is ranked highly by Best Lawyers (including as one of its 2023 Lawyers of the Year), Benchmark Canada (including as one of its top women in litigation nationwide), Chambers Canada and Lexpert. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar (1999). Appointed King’s Counsel (2015).