Partner Ludmila Herbst, QC, is a litigator whose practice includes corporate, commercial, regulatory, and constitutional cases. Ludmila has represented clients before all levels of court in BC, the Supreme Court of Canada, arbitration and administrative tribunals including the BC Utilities Commission and the Property Assessment Appeal Board. Ludmila has been named in The Best Lawyers in Canada directory since 2011 for her work in corporate & commercial litigation, defamation & media law, and energy regulatory law. Ludmila was also ranked by Chambers Canada in 2021 as a leading lawyer in general commercial litigation, administrative & public law, and energy regulatory law. She has been consistently recognized as one of the "Top 25 Women in Litigation" by Benchmark Canada since 2015 and has repeatedly been named as a Litigation Star in the fields of arbitration, commercial, dispute resolution, and media & entertainment. In 2010, Ludmila was named one of Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. She is the assistant editor of The Advocate, a publication distributed six times per year to lawyers in BC and subscribers beyond, and she frequently writes and presents on matters related to her practice. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar (1999). Appointed Queen’s Counsel (2015).