Mr. Loo is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer and has been a partner of Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP since 2001.
Mr. Loo regularly appears as counsel in the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. He has also appeared in the trial division of the Federal Court of Canada and before various administrative tribunals. He has successfully represented clients in a wide range of commercial and business disputes such as breaches of contract, class actions, disputes arising from real estate and lease transactions, commercial fraud, professional negligence, claims among partners and shareholders, claims arising from franchise and dealership agreements, and employment and wrongful dismissal.
Experienced trial and appellate counsel
Partner of Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP since 2001
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar, March 1994
JANUARY 2001 TO PRESENT, PARTNER, NATHANSON, SCHACHTER & THOMPSON LLP
SEPTEMBER 1994 TO DECEMBER 2000, ASSOCIATE, NATHANSON SCHACHTER & THOMPSON LLP
SEPTEMBER 1993 TO MARCH 1994, ARTICLED STUDENT, MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP
SEPTEMBER 1992 TO JUNE 1993, JUDICIAL LAW CLERK, BRITISH COLUMBIA COURT OF APPEAL
- has acted as lead counsel and co‐counsel on a wide range of commercial and business lawsuits and arbitrations including breaches of contract, class actions, disputes arising from real estate and lease transactions, commercial fraud, professional negligence, claims among partners and shareholders, claims arising from franchise and dealership agreements, and employment and wrongful dismissal.
- experienced in legal writing and analysis
- experienced in rules of evidence and procedures in court and arbitration
PUBLICATIONS AND LEGAL EDUCATION
- Instructor ‐ University of British Columbia, Allard School of Law, Allan McEachern Advanced Trial Advocacy course
- Contributor ‐ The British Columbia Civil Trial Handbook (Continuing Legal Education : 4th ed, 2015; 5th ed, 2018)
- “The Beginning and the End: Tips for more Effective Opening and Closing Statements at Trial” , Continuing Legal Education Course Materials for Civil Litigation Basics, 2015 and 2017
- “Managing the Discovery Process ‐ Discovery in the Electronic Age”, Continuing Legal Education Course Materials for Commercial Litigation 2016
- “The Secondary Markets Class Action: process and terminology”, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, June 2014
- “Handling and Interviewing Witnesses”, (Chapter) Continuing Legal Education Course Materials for Commercial Litigation for Legal Support Staff, June 2006.
- Course materials ‐‐ Effectively Using the New Rules for Civil Discovery, Continuing Legal Education, March 2010.
- “Conducting an Effective Examination for Discovery”, Lorman Education Services