Lorne maintains a broad legal practice including administrative, regulatory, securities, corporate governance, employment, real estate and general commercial matters. He has appeared as counsel at both the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, and has also represented clients in matters before the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC).
Lorne holds a joint JD/MBA degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Gudmundseth Mickelson LLP, Lorne articled at the Toronto office of a national law firm, and served as Legal Counsel to the Canadian Securities Transition Office, working to establish a national securities regulator.
Outside the office, Lorne enjoys spending time with his family, including his three young daughters. His interests include skiing, basketball and beer-brewing.
- SIGNIFICANT CASES
- Co-counsel in important case concerning waiver of privilege in claim against accountant for negligent misrepresentation: Soprema Inc. v. Wolrige Mahon LLP, 2016 BCCA 471.
- Co-counsel in successfully defending jurisdiction challenge to a claim of false imprisonment at both the Supreme Court and at the Court of Appeal: Huang v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., 2015 BCSC 549; Huang v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., 2016 BCCA 100.
- Co-counsel in successfully defending an extensive application to strike claims of false imprisonment and defamation: Huang v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., 2016 BCSC 278.
- Co-counsel in successfully defending an application to strike a notice of trial by jury: Huang v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., 2016 BCSC 1168.
- HONOURS AND AWARDS
- J.S.D. Tory Fellowship, University of Toronto