Matthew Desmarais


Matthew Desmarais is a member of the firm’s Insurance, Labour + Employment, Business Disputes, Intellectual Property + Technology, and Corporate/Commercial Practice Groups. Matthew has represented clients before the Civil Resolution Tribunal, the Provincial Court of British Columbia, and the Supreme Courts of British Columbia.

Representative Experience

  • Logan v. Numbers Cabaret Ltd. (Hamburger Mary’s), 2016 BCSC 1473
  • Pai v. Ho (unreported – 2019)
  • Hindi v. Derma Pro Canada Inc. et al, SC-2019-000191

Professional + Community Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member


Publications + Presentations

  • November 13, 2018, “Why Growing the Devil’s Lettuce Could Cause You to Lose Your Green”, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Business Law Blog, Co-author

On A Personal Note

Matthew is a die-hard Bo Horvat fan. When he isn’t watching the Canucks, he enjoys playing ice hockey, golfing, and hiking.

Direct Line: 604 484 1767
Facsimile: 604 484 9767
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Assistant: Carol Hutton
Direct Line: 604 643 2136