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.
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
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
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.
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.