Our lawyers practising international trade and investment law represent clients in trade disputes, negotiate complex trade arrangements, interpret complex treaty obligations, advocate on behalf of clients with Canadian and foreign governments, assist in trade and investment matters, and participate in international trade arbitrations.
Our representative work includes
Representing the British Columbia Lumber Trade Council (BCLTC) in the softwood lumber dispute with the United States since 1996. Our expertise in international trade disputes is considered among the most advanced in Canada.
Advising clients on the trade and investment provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the international trade regulatory regime administered by the World Trade Organization.
Advising clients on interpretation matters involving the Softwood Lumber Agreement and, in particular, the dispute settlement and anti-circumvention provisions.