Lucya thrives on crafting litigation strategies that reflect her clients’ philosophy and protect their interests. Litigation is a complex, costly and time consuming endeavor. Lucya employs her expertise as a litigator both in a courtroom and through alternate dispute resolution to yield advantageous results for her clients and their businesses.

Lucya provides experienced legal advice to strata corporations, owners, property managers and council members on a myriad of complex time-sensitive issues, including matters relating to contract disputes, human rights complaints, privacy disputes and civil resolution tribunal disputes.

Review and draft bylaws and resolutions Bylaw enforcement proceedings: levying fines, council hearings, evictions of owners and tenants
Human Rights Tribunal disputes Civil Resolution Tribunal disputes
Wind ups of Strata Corporations (voluntary and court ordered) Contractual disputes: employment, construction, strata property management, consultants and suppliers
Advice at annual and special general meetings Collections, Lien enforcement and forced sale proceedings
Strata governance Privacy disputes

Lucya also advises clients in a broad range of business litigation matters including commercial disputes involving shareholders rights and director/officer liability, leasing and real property disputes, breach of contract, and fraud & asset recovery claims.

Commercial litigation Commercial lease and real estate disputes
Breach of contract disputes Creditors’ rights and remedies
Enforcement of foreign judgments Shareholders’ oppression and derivative claims
Fraud and assets recovery Plans of arrangement under BCA/CBCA

Originally from Montreal, Lucya practiced in Quebec for seven years as a litigator in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, commercial real estate disputes, bankruptcy, insolvency & restructuring. With a vast experience in both civil and common law, Lucya assists clients from civil law jurisdictions in understanding the intricacies between both legal systems to achieve their goals practically and efficiently.

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Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association, member, 2006 - Present
  • Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia, member, 2013 - Present
  • Law Society of British Columbia, member, 2013 - Present
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2013
  • Call to Bar: Quebec, 2006
  • University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 2005
  • University of Ottawa, Licentiate in Law (LL.L.), 2004
Additional Languages
  • French
  • Polish