Joanne Luu

Practice Focus

  • Securities Litigation
    • Acts in a wide range of corporate and securities regulation matters, including the representation of individuals and companies for insider trading
    • Represents clients before the Alberta Securities Commission and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association
    • Represents shareholders, directors and officers in private disputes and actions, including breaches of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of corporate opportunities
  • International Commercial Arbitration
    • Acts in energy disputes involving investors and states
    • Acts as tribunal secretary in international arbitrations, including an UNCITRAL arbitration seated in London, England involving a construction dispute in Eastern Europe
  • Commercial & General Litigation
    • Broad experience in complex disputes, including contract, tort-based and unjust enrichment claims

Practice Areas


  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeal of Alberta, 2011-2012
  • University of Calgary, Juris Doctor, 2011
  • University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Arts & Science (Honours, with Distinction), majoring in Biology and Political Science, 2008

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2012

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of Executive Committee and Treasurer, Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP)


  • Liar, Liar: The Duty of Honest Performance in Contracts, Petroleum Joint Venture Association, February, 2015
  • The Use of Circumstantial Evidence in Enforcement Cases before Securities Commissions: Two Perspectives, The Advocates' Society's Third Annual Securities Symposium (with Andrew Sunter and Andrew Wilson), September 12, 2013


  • Conversational in Cantonese

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, NeighbourLinks Calgary

Notice re: Glenmore and Centre Class Action

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