Giaschi, Chris

Giaschi & Margolis
401-815 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2E6

Tel: 604-681-2866
Fax: 604-681-4260
Email: giaschi@admiraltylaw.com

 

Christopher Giaschi is a Past-President of the Canadian Maritime law Association (2011-2013), a Titular (Honorary) member of the Comite Maritime International, a past Chairperson of the National Maritime Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and a past Chairperson of the B.C. Branch of the Maritime Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association. He has also served as an adjunct Professor of Maritime Law at the University of British Columbia (2004 – 2009), as a member of the Executive Committee of the Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia, as Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Ontario Branch of the Maritime Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association. He has practiced law in both Ontario and British Columbia and has appeared as counsel in numerous cases before the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court Trial Division, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Ontario Court General Division. He is the founder of and principal contributor to Admiraltylaw.com and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars.

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Titulary Member of the Comite Maritime International (CMI)
  • Past President of the Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Past Chairperson of the National Maritime Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Chairperson of the Maritime Law subsection of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Executive Committee member of the Association  of Marine Underwriters of British Columbia
  • Past Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Association of Marine Underwriters of British Columbia
  • Past Secretary – Maritime Law subsection of the Ontario Branch of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member – Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member – Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Member – Canadian Bar Association
  • Member – Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia
  • Member – Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters
  • Member – Canadian Association of Law Teachers
  • Arbitrating Member – Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association

 

Education:

  • University of Toronto (B.A., 1982)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1986)
  • York University School of Business (M.B.A., 1986)
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario (1988)
  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia (1991)