Luis has a broad general litigation and arbitration practice. He has specific expertise in acting for leading mining companies in their large and complex litigation and arbitrations, both in Canada and internationally. He has appeared as lead counsel for public and private corporations before various courts and administrative tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Securities Commission. Luis has also been lead counsel in international arbitrations, has given expert evidence in the United States, and often acts on matters involving Spanish-speaking parties, including in South and Central America and in Spain. He regularly acts as counsel in class actions, takeover bids, and change of control litigation, as well as restructuring and environmental litigation. Luis also acts for various high-net-worth Canadian families and individuals in their private, high-stakes disputes. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and teaches a graduate level course in shareholder remedies at Osgoode Hall Law School. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; Benchmark Canada; Lexpert® Special Edition — Litigation and Mining; The Best Lawyers in Canada.
On March 6, 2015, a landlord group led by Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Oxford Properties Group completed a transaction involving the termination of leases at 11 properties that had previously been leased by Target Canada Co. (Target), owner and operator of shopping centers, and a unit of Target Corp., for $138 million.