Craig A.B. Ferris, QC
Craig Ferris, QC is a litigator with Lawson Lundell LLP. His areas of specialization include shareholder remedies, trust, pension and fiduciary disputes, securities and transactional litigation, mining disputes and real estate litigation.
Elected a Bencher for 2014, Craig is currently Chair of the Ethics Committee, Rule of Law and Lawyer Independence Advisory Committee, Early Intervention Working Group and Insurance Subcommittee, Vice-Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He has also served as a conduct review panel member.
Craig has served a number of other organizations in the legal community: as counsel for the Canadian Bar Association, Proceeds of Crime Appeal; trial advocacy instructor at UBC; speaker at CLE (torts, pensions), Federated Press and other organizations; and as mentor to associates and principal to students. He is a long-time volunteer for Access Pro Bono and is his firm’s representative for the current “low bono” pilot project.
In the community, Craig serves as a director of Bard on the Beach Society. He formerly was a member of Bard on the Beach Capital Campaign, coach of Kerrisdale Little League and Kerrisdale Soccer, and a member of St. Mary’s Church Parish Counsel in Kerrisdale. He is an active runner, having completed 15 marathons.