Lauren E. Cook

Lauren E. Cook

Partner

Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Environmental

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Profile
Lauren's practice includes regulatory law, administrative law and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on environmental law issues. She has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

In her regulatory practice, Lauren has experience advising clients in the forestry, mining, real estate development, aquaculture, power generation and clean energy industries on environmental compliance, environmental assessments, environmental auditing and due diligence. She also advises clients on matters related to the remediation of contaminated sites, including cost recovery actions for contaminated sites. Lauren has successfully defended clients in regulatory prosecutions and has advised clients under investigation for regulatory and environmental offences.

In her commercial litigation practice, Lauren has experience in a broad range of cases involving environmental issues, aboriginal law, commercial disputes, shareholder remedies, real estate issues, and construction disputes.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell LLP, Lauren served as a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia (2010)

Education

University of Manitoba (B.A. (Hons), 2004)
University of British Columbia (LL.B., 2008)
Areas of Practice

Administrative Law | Commercial Litigation | Constitutional Law | Environmental | Litigation | Occupational Health & Safety | Public Law

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association, Member
Vancouver Bar Association, Member

Recognition and Ranking
*David Neil Hossie, QC Prize in Corporation Law
*Superior Court Judges' Scholarship
*Panvini Scholarship in Law
*David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing

Community Activities
*Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, Board Member and Corporate Secretary

Blogs

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog follows new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. Our goal is to provide a source of valuable information and insight on a wide variety of matters for our readers.

Labour & Employment Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Labour and Employment Law Blog provides updates on the most recent legal developments impacting the Canadian workplace and offers practical tips for employers. We cover a range of topics, including labour relations, employment law, collective bargaining, human rights, employment...

Privacy & Data Management Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Privacy & Data Management Department. We follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. We follow emerging issues, legal developments, and new technology as they impact privacy and data management. We will focus on how...

Project Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

The Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on new and interesting issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters...

The Business Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. We intend to follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. The wide range of experience among the members of our litigation group will provide a diverse and insightful...