Gerry Ghikas has over 35 years of experience as a trial lawyer, appellate advocate, arbitration counsel and commercial arbitrator. He has appeared as an advocate in numerous complex cases before Canadian courts, before administrative and regulatory tribunals and before international and domestic commercial arbitration tribunals seated in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Gerry Ghikas has also served as an arbitrator in approximately 100 international and domestic cases. His experience spans a broad range of business and legal subject matters including, but not limited to, mining, oil and gas, electrical energy, forestry, banking, corporations and shareholders, securities regulation, officers and directors liability, intellectual property, technology, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, competition and anti-trust, partnerships, joint ventures and other contractual arrangements.
Gerry spent the first three years of his legal career as a solicitor, drafting leases, joint venture agreements, limited partnership agreements, financing and other documents. He is former managing partner of the Vancouver law firm Ladner Downs, and for many years chaired its Compensation Committee.
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University of Calgary, Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, 1970
Gerald W. Ghikas, Q.C., C.Arb., C.Med
Law office of Gerald W. Ghikas Law CorporationVancouver BC CA
ADR Certified Designation : C. Arb and C. Med
VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration
Practice Areas : Accounting Law, Banking Law, Combines, Commercial Law, Commercial Law - Development, Company Law, Competition Law, Conflict Law, Construction Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Engineering Law, Financial Services, Fine Art Law, Government Law, Health Law, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Joint Ventures, Life Science Law, Mining Industry, Multi-Party Disputes, Municipal Law, Negligence Law, Partnership Ventures, Professional Disputes Negligence, Professional Negligence Law, Public Utilities Industry, Real Estate Law, Resource Industry - Energy, Resource Industry - Forestry, Resource Industry - Gas, Resource Industry - Oil, Sale of Goods Law, Shareholder Disputes, Shareholder Rights, Strata Law, Technology Industry, Trade Law, Vessel Construction Claims