Craig A.B. Ferris KC, FCIArb

Craig A.B. Ferris KC, FCIArb


Lawson Lundell LLP

Recognized since 2010

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate Practice

Class Action Litigation

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Director and Officer Liability Practice

Employee Benefits Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Employee Benefits Law
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Craig Ferris, QC is a litigator and acts for clients in commercial and business disputes. His particular areas of specialization include shareholder remedies, trust, pension and fiduciary disputes, securities and transactional litigation, product liability, mining disputes and real estate litigation. Craig has appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also acted in private arbitrations and in administrative settings including before the British Columbia Securities Commission. Craig has particular expertise in class actions and acted as lead counsel in several successful defences of major class proceedings.

Craig is a regular contributor to Lawson Lundell’s Western Canada Business Litigation Blog, a resource that examines current trends and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities.

Location

  • Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
    Canada

Languages

  • English

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1991

Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers Association - Member
  • Law Society of BC - Bencher
  • The Advocates’ Society - Member
  • Vancouver Board of Trade - Member
  • Western Canada Business Litigation Blog - Contributor

Lawson Lundell LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

71 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

19 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Employee Benefits Law, Vancouver, Canada (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Director and Officer Liability Practice
  • Employee Benefits Law

Awards:

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016: repeatedly recommended as a Leading Practitioner for Litigation - Corporate Commercial
  • Legal 500 Canada: recommended in the 2016 editorial for Dispute resolution
  • Chambers Canada: recognized in the Dispute Resolution (British Columbia) category
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel in 2014
  • Best Lawyers: Employee Benefits Law Lawyer of the Year in Vancouver for 2016
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Employee Benefits law
  • Chambers Global 2015: recognized in the Dispute Resolution (British Columbia) category
  • Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada‚Äôs Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2016: recognized as a Litigation Star for General Commercial, Environmental, Class Action, Insurance, Product Liability and Securities litigation in British Columbia
  • Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory: AV Peer Review rated

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