Ewen is a business and real estate lawyer. He has a special interest in assisting entrepreneurs from concept to maturity. He works collaboratively to find cost effective and far sighted solutions. Ewen understands how seriously personal and extraneous legal problems can impact a client and their business objectives. In these matters he is experienced at finding the right perspective and legal pathway to guide the client through these problems and beyond.
Ewen has represented a wide variety of clients, from all over the world with diverse business interests from manufacturing, construction, hospitality, pharmacy, sales and marketing, technology, private education, franchising, transportation, scientific research, recreation and travel.
Ewen’s transactional experience is extensive and includes incorporations, re-organizations, partnerships, shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures, employment contracts, the purchase and sale of businesses, commercial transactions, franchise agreements, lending and borrowing, leases, specialized equipment purchases and financing, debt collection and wills and estate matters.
Ewen’s real estate practice includes acquisitions, financing development and sale of industrial, commercial, recreational and residential lands, construction, leasing and assignments and mortgages of First Nations lands. He has represented real estate brokerages and salespersons and acted for landlords and tenants in drafting and negotiating office, shopping center and industrial leases.
He also acts for societies and strata corporations.
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Director, Society for the Education of Children with Specific Learning Disabilities
Director, Technical Chair, Vancouver United FC
Member, Past President, Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club
Past President, Kerrisdale Business Association
Past Director, Dunbar Community Center