Dirk Laudan

PartnerBorden Ladner Gervais LLPEmployment; Personal Injury (British Columbia); Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Dirk Laudan is a partner in BLG's Vancouver office. Dirk practises in the areas of construction and surety law, media law and defamation, commercial litigation, real estate litigation and electoral law. He acts for clients with respect to surety claims and coverage issues, guarantee and indemnity claims, insurance coverage disputes, directors' and officers' liability claims, insurance coverage issues, as well as home warranty claims and coverage issues.

Dirk Laudan is a partner in BLG's Vancouver office. Dirk practises in the areas of construction and surety law, media law and defamation, commercial litigation, real estate litigation and electoral law. He acts for clients with respect to surety claims and coverage issues, guarantee and indemnity claims, insurance coverage disputes, directors' and officers' liability claims, insurance coverage issues, as well as home warranty claims and coverage issues.

Dirk also provides advice and assists with media law and defamation, disputes, government relations compliance, employee fraud recovery claims, risk management in construction, procurement matters, procurement/purchasing advice and drafting, and purchase and leasing disputes. 

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1995
  • University of Toronto (Trinity College), B.A. (with Distinction), 1991

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1997

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association (including past Chair and Executive Committee member of the Construction Law Section, B.C. Branch)
  • Associate Member, American Bar Association (Torts and Insurance Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee (FSLC))
  • Surety Association of Canada, B.C. Regional Committee
  • Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC)
  • Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • American Institute of Parliamentarians
  • Director, St. George's School Old Boys' Association
  • Secretary, The Sir John A. Macdonald Historical Society (Vancouver)

Awards & Honours

  • Martindale-Hubbell®-BV®-Distinguished™ 4.3 out of 5 Peer Review Rated