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Alex Hudson

Alex Hudson


Alex Hudson is a partner in the firm’s Vancouver office, where he is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Arbitration, and Investigations Group. His practice is focused on commercial and regulatory litigation, transportation law, and access to information and privacy matters.

Alex regularly advises clients faced with a variety of complex business disputes and regulatory issues. He has assisted clients in wide range of industries, including forestry, energy, mining, real estate, technology, and financial services. 

As a member of DLA Piper’s Chambers Band 1 rail transportation practice, Alex helps clients in rail-served industries resolve disputes with railway companies. He has significant experience using remedies like final offer arbitration and level of service arbitration to help shippers achieve better rail rates and service. Chambers Canada recognized Alex’s work as ‎a transportation lawyer in the 2024 edition of their guide. 

Alex has represented clients at all levels of the British Columbia and Federal courts, in arbitration proceedings, and before administrative tribunals such as the Canadian Transportation Agency. 

Bar admissionsBritish Columbia, 2014


  • Confidential final offer arbitration and level of service arbitration proceedings
  • Confidential commercial arbitration proceedings
  • Petrell v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development), 2023 BCCA 80
  • Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. Rainforest Flying Squad, 2022 BCCA 26
  • Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v Rainforest Flying Squad, 2021 BCSC 605
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company v. Univar Canada Ltd., 2019 FCA 24
  • Louis Dreyfus Commodities Canada Ltd. v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 FCA 87
  • Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd. v. British Columbia (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2018 BCSC 444
  • West Vancouver Police Department v. British Columbia (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2016 BCSC 934
  • British Columbia (Ministry of Justice) v. Maddock, 2015 BCSC 746
  • English
  • J.D., University of British Columbia, 2013
  • B.A. (Honours), University of British Columbia, 2009


  • Associate to Watch, Chambers Canada (Charities/Non-profits), 2024

Community Involvement

  • Pro bono counsel on the Access Pro Bono Barrister’s Roster

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association