Mikis Manolis

Email:  mmanolis@dubo.com

Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 223
Fax:        604-688-8491

Assistant

Saba Pirbazari
Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 228
Email:    spirbazari@dubo.com

Profile

F. Mikis Manolis is a litigator whose practice has touched on a wide variety of matters including commercial, shareholder, insurance, maritime, transportation, product liability, employment and professional negligence matters.  He obtained his LL.B. degree from Dalhousie University in 2001 and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2002.  In 2009, Mikis completed a Ph.D. in international commercial and maritime law in a program run jointly by the University of Wales in Swansea and the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.

When not working, Mikis enjoys travelling, skiing as well as playing hockey and soccer.  Mikis is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association.

Publications, Papers and Presentations

Co-Author, “Taxation and Ship Management: A Canadian Case Study” in Proshanto K. Mukherjee (ed.), Maritime Law in Motion (London: Springer Verlag, forthcoming)

Co-Author, “Third Party Claims” in Multi-Party Litigation 2014 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2014)

Author, “The ‘International’ Aspect of the Conflict of Laws: Definitions, Perspectives and Regimes” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. (ed.), Selected Issues in Maritime Law and Policy: Liber Amicorum Proshanto K. Mukherjee (Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science, 2013)

Author, “Challenging Jurisdiction – Tools, Strategies and Judicial Discretion: Canadian and European Considerations”.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel in Whistler, British Columbia on August 1, 2012

Co-Author, “Warranties, Express and Implied: The Sales of Goods Act and Consumer Protection Legislation” in Product Liability 2010 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, September 2010)

Co-Author, “The Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens: Canada and the United States Compared” (2009), (60)1 FDCC Quarterly 3

Co-Author, “Why are We Here? Jurisdiction Simpliciter and Forum non Conveniens”. Paper presented at the Canadian Defence Lawyers, The Big Bang – Annual General Meeting, June 4-5, 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia

Co-Author, “Unlawful acts and the carriage of goods by sea: liabilities, defences, and legal implications” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. and Jinjing Xu (eds.), Coastal zone piracy and other unlawful acts at sea (Malmö: WMU Publications, 2007)

Author, Report from the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Working Group III (Transport Law), 18th Session, Vienna, November 6-17, 2006, Canadian Maritime Law Association

Co-Author, “Potential consequences of imprecise security assessments” in Detlef Nielsen (ed.), Maritime Security and MET (Southampton: WIT Press, 2005).

Author, “Severance Pay and Maritime Liens – A Case Comment” (2003) 3(6) Fisherman Life 20

Author, “Environmental Protection and Oil and Gas Production in the Nova Scotia Offshore: A Guidelines Approach to Operational Discharges” (2002), 40(2) Alberta Law Review 347

Co-Author, “The Rights of Maritime Claimants in Bankruptcy” (2002), 85(2) Harbour and Shipping

Co-Author, “Equitable Jurisdiction in Bankruptcy” in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2002)

Counsel Work and Reported Decisions

Mikis’ counsel work has included involvement in the following reported matters and decisions:

Qterra Properties Ltd. v. Delta (Corporation), 2016 BCCA 504

Al-Sabah Estate, 2015 BCSC 1781

Coburn v. Family Insurance Solutions, 2014 BCCA 73

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCCA 559

4 Corners Properties Ltd. v. Boffo Developments (Smithe) Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1926

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCSC 374

Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols v. Wilson, 2011 BCSC 1440

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Garden Construction Ltd., 2011 BCSC 1246

Newcastle Projects Inc. v. Percon Projects Inc., 2010 BCCA 563

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCCA 339

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCSC 603

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Mountainview Developments Ltd., 2010 BCSC 560

Cewe Estate v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 975

Home v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 411

Scotia Mortgage Corp. v. Dhillon, 2007 BCCA 485

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1928

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1927

Jardine v. General Hydrogen Corporation, 2007 BCSC 119

Enterprising Minds Technology v. Lululemon Athletica et al., 2006 BCSC 1168

Pacific West Systems Supply Ltd. v. BC Rail Partnership, 2004 BCCA 247

Middleton and Malic v. Farquharson et al., 2004 BCSC 32

Burke-Pietramala v. Samad, 2004 BCSC 470

Osooli-Talesh v. Emami, 2003 BCSC 1924

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of British Columbia, B.A. – Political Science
  • Law Degree: Dalhousie University, LL.B.
  • Graduate Degrees: Dalhousie University, M.A. – Political Science
  • University of Wales/World Maritime University, Ph.D. – International Commercial and Maritime Law
  • Year Called to Bar: British Columbia, 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and corporate litigation
  • Transportation and maritime law
  • Product liability and insurance law
  • Professional negligence and employment law

Mikis Manolis

Email:  mmanolis@dubo.com

Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 223
Fax:        604-688-8491

Assistant

Saba Pirbazari
Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 228
Email:    spirbazari@dubo.com

Profile

F. Mikis Manolis is a litigator whose practice has touched on a wide variety of matters including commercial, shareholder, insurance, maritime, transportation, product liability, employment and professional negligence matters.  He obtained his LL.B. degree from Dalhousie University in 2001 and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2002.  In 2009, Mikis completed a Ph.D. in international commercial and maritime law in a program run jointly by the University of Wales in Swansea and the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.

When not working, Mikis enjoys travelling, skiing as well as playing hockey and soccer.  Mikis is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association.

Publications, Papers and Presentations

Co-Author, “Taxation and Ship Management: A Canadian Case Study” in Proshanto K. Mukherjee (ed.), Maritime Law in Motion (London: Springer Verlag, forthcoming)

Co-Author, “Third Party Claims” in Multi-Party Litigation 2014 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2014)

Author, “The ‘International’ Aspect of the Conflict of Laws: Definitions, Perspectives and Regimes” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. (ed.), Selected Issues in Maritime Law and Policy: Liber Amicorum Proshanto K. Mukherjee (Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science, 2013)

Author, “Challenging Jurisdiction – Tools, Strategies and Judicial Discretion: Canadian and European Considerations”.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel in Whistler, British Columbia on August 1, 2012

Co-Author, “Warranties, Express and Implied: The Sales of Goods Act and Consumer Protection Legislation” in Product Liability 2010 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, September 2010)

Co-Author, “The Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens: Canada and the United States Compared” (2009), (60)1 FDCC Quarterly 3

Co-Author, “Why are We Here? Jurisdiction Simpliciter and Forum non Conveniens”. Paper presented at the Canadian Defence Lawyers, The Big Bang – Annual General Meeting, June 4-5, 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia

Co-Author, “Unlawful acts and the carriage of goods by sea: liabilities, defences, and legal implications” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. and Jinjing Xu (eds.), Coastal zone piracy and other unlawful acts at sea (Malmö: WMU Publications, 2007)

Author, Report from the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Working Group III (Transport Law), 18th Session, Vienna, November 6-17, 2006, Canadian Maritime Law Association

Co-Author, “Potential consequences of imprecise security assessments” in Detlef Nielsen (ed.), Maritime Security and MET (Southampton: WIT Press, 2005).

Author, “Severance Pay and Maritime Liens – A Case Comment” (2003) 3(6) Fisherman Life 20

Author, “Environmental Protection and Oil and Gas Production in the Nova Scotia Offshore: A Guidelines Approach to Operational Discharges” (2002), 40(2) Alberta Law Review 347

Co-Author, “The Rights of Maritime Claimants in Bankruptcy” (2002), 85(2) Harbour and Shipping

Co-Author, “Equitable Jurisdiction in Bankruptcy” in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2002)

Counsel Work and Reported Decisions

Mikis’ counsel work has included involvement in the following reported matters and decisions:

Qterra Properties Ltd. v. Delta (Corporation), 2016 BCCA 504

Al-Sabah Estate, 2015 BCSC 1781

Coburn v. Family Insurance Solutions, 2014 BCCA 73

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCCA 559

4 Corners Properties Ltd. v. Boffo Developments (Smithe) Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1926

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCSC 374

Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols v. Wilson, 2011 BCSC 1440

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Garden Construction Ltd., 2011 BCSC 1246

Newcastle Projects Inc. v. Percon Projects Inc., 2010 BCCA 563

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCCA 339

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCSC 603

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Mountainview Developments Ltd., 2010 BCSC 560

Cewe Estate v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 975

Home v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 411

Scotia Mortgage Corp. v. Dhillon, 2007 BCCA 485

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1928

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1927

Jardine v. General Hydrogen Corporation, 2007 BCSC 119

Enterprising Minds Technology v. Lululemon Athletica et al., 2006 BCSC 1168

Pacific West Systems Supply Ltd. v. BC Rail Partnership, 2004 BCCA 247

Middleton and Malic v. Farquharson et al., 2004 BCSC 32

Burke-Pietramala v. Samad, 2004 BCSC 470

Osooli-Talesh v. Emami, 2003 BCSC 1924

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of British Columbia, B.A. – Political Science
  • Law Degree: Dalhousie University, LL.B.
  • Graduate Degrees: Dalhousie University, M.A. – Political Science
  • University of Wales/World Maritime University, Ph.D. – International Commercial and Maritime Law
  • Year Called to Bar: British Columbia, 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and corporate litigation
  • Transportation and maritime law
  • Product liability and insurance law
  • Professional negligence and employment law

Mikis Manolis

Email:  mmanolis@dubo.com

Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 223
Fax:        604-688-8491

Assistant

Saba Pirbazari
Phone:  604-669-5500 ext 228
Email:    spirbazari@dubo.com

Profile

F. Mikis Manolis is a litigator whose practice has touched on a wide variety of matters including commercial, shareholder, insurance, maritime, transportation, product liability, employment and professional negligence matters.  He obtained his LL.B. degree from Dalhousie University in 2001 and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2002.  In 2009, Mikis completed a Ph.D. in international commercial and maritime law in a program run jointly by the University of Wales in Swansea and the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.

When not working, Mikis enjoys travelling, skiing as well as playing hockey and soccer.  Mikis is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association.

Publications, Papers and Presentations

Co-Author, “Taxation and Ship Management: A Canadian Case Study” in Proshanto K. Mukherjee (ed.), Maritime Law in Motion (London: Springer Verlag, forthcoming)

Co-Author, “Third Party Claims” in Multi-Party Litigation 2014 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2014)

Author, “The ‘International’ Aspect of the Conflict of Laws: Definitions, Perspectives and Regimes” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. (ed.), Selected Issues in Maritime Law and Policy: Liber Amicorum Proshanto K. Mukherjee (Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science, 2013)

Author, “Challenging Jurisdiction – Tools, Strategies and Judicial Discretion: Canadian and European Considerations”.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel in Whistler, British Columbia on August 1, 2012

Co-Author, “Warranties, Express and Implied: The Sales of Goods Act and Consumer Protection Legislation” in Product Liability 2010 (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, September 2010)

Co-Author, “The Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens: Canada and the United States Compared” (2009), (60)1 FDCC Quarterly 3

Co-Author, “Why are We Here? Jurisdiction Simpliciter and Forum non Conveniens”. Paper presented at the Canadian Defence Lawyers, The Big Bang – Annual General Meeting, June 4-5, 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia

Co-Author, “Unlawful acts and the carriage of goods by sea: liabilities, defences, and legal implications” in Maximo Mejia, Jr. and Jinjing Xu (eds.), Coastal zone piracy and other unlawful acts at sea (Malmö: WMU Publications, 2007)

Author, Report from the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Working Group III (Transport Law), 18th Session, Vienna, November 6-17, 2006, Canadian Maritime Law Association

Co-Author, “Potential consequences of imprecise security assessments” in Detlef Nielsen (ed.), Maritime Security and MET (Southampton: WIT Press, 2005).

Author, “Severance Pay and Maritime Liens – A Case Comment” (2003) 3(6) Fisherman Life 20

Author, “Environmental Protection and Oil and Gas Production in the Nova Scotia Offshore: A Guidelines Approach to Operational Discharges” (2002), 40(2) Alberta Law Review 347

Co-Author, “The Rights of Maritime Claimants in Bankruptcy” (2002), 85(2) Harbour and Shipping

Co-Author, “Equitable Jurisdiction in Bankruptcy” in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2002)

Counsel Work and Reported Decisions

Mikis’ counsel work has included involvement in the following reported matters and decisions:

Qterra Properties Ltd. v. Delta (Corporation), 2016 BCCA 504

Al-Sabah Estate, 2015 BCSC 1781

Coburn v. Family Insurance Solutions, 2014 BCCA 73

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCCA 559

4 Corners Properties Ltd. v. Boffo Developments (Smithe) Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1926

Mide-Wilson v. Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols, 2013 BCSC 374

Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols v. Wilson, 2011 BCSC 1440

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Garden Construction Ltd., 2011 BCSC 1246

Newcastle Projects Inc. v. Percon Projects Inc., 2010 BCCA 563

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCCA 339

Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCSC 603

Boffo Family Holdings Ltd. v. Mountainview Developments Ltd., 2010 BCSC 560

Cewe Estate v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 975

Home v. Mide-Wilson, 2009 BCSC 411

Scotia Mortgage Corp. v. Dhillon, 2007 BCCA 485

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1928

Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. v. Mostad Publications Ltd., 2007 BCSC 1927

Jardine v. General Hydrogen Corporation, 2007 BCSC 119

Enterprising Minds Technology v. Lululemon Athletica et al., 2006 BCSC 1168

Pacific West Systems Supply Ltd. v. BC Rail Partnership, 2004 BCCA 247

Middleton and Malic v. Farquharson et al., 2004 BCSC 32

Burke-Pietramala v. Samad, 2004 BCSC 470

Osooli-Talesh v. Emami, 2003 BCSC 1924

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of British Columbia, B.A. – Political Science
  • Law Degree: Dalhousie University, LL.B.
  • Graduate Degrees: Dalhousie University, M.A. – Political Science
  • University of Wales/World Maritime University, Ph.D. – International Commercial and Maritime Law
  • Year Called to Bar: British Columbia, 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and corporate litigation
  • Transportation and maritime law
  • Product liability and insurance law
  • Professional negligence and employment law

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1800 – 1095 West Pender St
Vancouver BC, V6E 2M6
PO Box 52, Manulife Place

Phone:          604-669-5500
Fax:               604-688-8491
Toll Free:   1-800-288-9893

Email: info@dubo.com

Unit 1B – 38920 Queens Way
Squamish, BC V8B 0K8

Phone:          604-567-5550
Fax:                604-567-5567
Toll Free:   1-800-288-9893

Email: info@dubo.com

1800 – 1095 West Pender St
Vancouver BC, V6E 2M6
PO Box 52, Manulife Place

Phone:          604-669-5500
Fax:               604-688-8491
Toll Free:   1-800-288-9893

Email: info@dubo.com

Unit 1B – 38920 Queens Way
Squamish, BC V8B 0K8

Phone:          604-567-5550
Fax:                604-567-5567
Toll Free:   1-800-288-9893

Email: info@dubo.com