Farris LLP: Vancouver's Law Firm

Michael Gianacopoulos


Telephone: 604 661 1705

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: mgianacopoulos@farris.com

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Representative Matters (.pdf)

Michael practises as general counsel and regularly appears in court on behalf of clients in corporate, commercial, and related litigation matters; personal injury, motor vehicle and other transportation (road and rail) accidents and insurance claims; bankruptcy and insolvency (personal and commercial), debt collections, realization of personal and real property. Michael frequently appears before the Provincial Court, Supreme Court of British Columbia, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal, the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal and other administrative tribunals. Michael is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), the Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association, Transportation Lawyers Association and The National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. Michael was also formerly an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch). Martindale-Hubbell has given Michael a ranking of BV (exemplary reputation and well-established practice).


  • Dalhousie University (LL.B., 1989)
  • Dalhousie University (Masters, Public Admin., 1985)
  • Dalhousie University (Diploma, Public Admin., 1984)
  • University of British Columbia (B.Comm., 1982)

CLE Papers (show/hide)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Ranking (BV)
  • Called to the Ontario Bar (2013)
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (1990)