Partner Ludmila Herbst, QC, is a litigator whose practice includes corporate, commercial, regulatory and constitutional cases. Ludmila has represented clients before all levels of court in BC, the Supreme Court of Canada, arbitration tribunals and administrative tribunals including the BC Utilities Commission and the Property Assessment Appeal Board. Ludmila has been named in the Best Lawyers in Canada directory list from 2011 to 2017 for her work in corporate and commercial litigation and 2018 to 2019 for her work in corporate and commercial litigation, defamation & media law and energy regulatory law. Ludmila was also ranked by Chambers Canada in 2018 as a leading lawyer in general commercial litigation in BC. She was named female litigator of the year for BC by the 2013 Benchmark Canada Litigation guide and has repeatedly been named as a Litigation Star in the fields of Arbitration and Class Action. In 2010, Ludmila was named one of Lexpert 's "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40". She is the assistant editor of the Advocate, a publication distributed six times per year to lawyers in BC and subscribers beyond, and she frequently writes and presents on matters related to her practice. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar (1999). Appointed Queen’s Counsel (2015).