Bar Admission

  • 2019 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar

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.

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.

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


  • November 13, 2018, “Why Growing the Devil’s Lettuce Could Cause You to Lose Your Green”, AHBL Business Law Blog, Co-author

Professional & Community Affiliations