Mikis Manolis

F. Mikis Manolis
DIRECT LINE: 604 408 5615
DIRECT FAX: 604 408 5639
EMAIL: mmanolis@htln.com
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Law Practice

Mikis practices in the area of civil litigation with a focus on commercial, shareholder, insurance, product liability and transportation matters.  In addition to his broad litigation experience, Mikis completed a Ph.D. in international maritime and commercial law while continuing to serve HTL&N clients on significant litigation matters.

Mikis articled and later practiced with Campney & Murphy until joining HTL&N in 2003.

Professional Activities

Mikis is a member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association.

Publications

  • 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” Canadian Defence Lawyers, The Big Bang – Annual General Meeting, June 4-5, 2009, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 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)
  • Co-Author, “Potential consequences of imprecise security assessments” in Detlef Nielsen (ed.), Maritime Security and MET (Southampton:  WIT Press, 2005)
  • 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 4
  • Co-Author, “Equitable Jurisdiction in Bankruptcy” in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice (Vancouver, B.C.: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, May 2002)
  • 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

Education

University of Wales/World Maritime University, Doctor of Philosophy – Law (2009)
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws (2001)
Dalhousie University, Master of Arts – Political Science (1996)
University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts – Political Science (1993)

Bar Admission

British Columbia (2002)

Recent Decisions

Mikis’ recent counsel work includes involvement in the following matters:

  • Newcastle Projects Inc. v. Percon Projects Inc., 2010 BCCA 563
  • Josephson v. Balfour Recreation Commission, 2010 BCCA 339
  • 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