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Louis J. Zivot


Louis focuses on civil litigation and administrative law including insurance defense litigation, products liability, accidental death, life and disability claims, transportation, mining, employment and labour law.

Louis has debated cases at all stages of British Columbia Courts such as:
the Federal Courts Trial Division, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

In addition to this, he has argued cases before the British Columbia Labour Board, Labour Boards of Arbitration, Human Rights Tribunal, Canadian Transportation Agency, private arbitration panels and other administrative bodies.

Louis has contributed in numerous successful meditations of civil disputes and has also trained as a mediator for civil disputes.

Recent decisions | Representative Work

December 2019: Canadian National Rlwy v. Gibraltar Mines Ltd. FC 1650

Acted for Gibrraltar Mines in successfully defending an application for judicial review of a final offer arbitration award

Education | Professional Affiliations

Louis was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1984
Graduated from University of Victoria, with an LLB in 1983
Attended the University of Alberta and graduated with a M.Sc. in 1979
Attended the University of Alberta and graduated with a B.Sc. in 1975

Publications | Seminars

Guest Instructor for PLTC Civil Litigation as a mock trial Speaker at a conference for the administration, handling and resolution disability claims.

Louis received a “BV” Peer Review Ranking from Martindale-Hubbell.

Community Involvement

Volunteer at Pro-Bono clinics for Access to Justice.

Previous Member of the Advisory Committees on Agriculture and the Environment in the City of Richmond.

Previous executive member of the Vancouver Bar Association.


Direct Phone





Debbie Parkins

604.688.1221 ext.251

Practice Areas

Employment Law

Labour Relations

Employment and Labour Relations

Administrative Law



Appellate Advocacy

Product Liability

Business Litigation