Collaboration is fundamental when assisting clients with their financing needs. Both lenders and borrowers understand that capital is critical to business. Ryan has the ability to navigate complex financial matters with a view to both getting deals done and protecting the interests of his clients.

Client service is at the core of Ryan’s practice. He enjoys building relationships to better understand his client’s goals and needs. His proactive and business-like approach helps Ryan effectively identify the right legal solutions for each client. In return, his clients appreciate his careful, practical and service-focused approach.

Services

Corporate lending and borrowing Syndicated and participation loans
Real estate and construction financing Acquisition financing
Project financing Financing involving First Nations lands
Cross-border and multi-jurisdictional financing arrangements Trade financing
Asset-backed lending Mezzanine financing
Automotive dealership financing Aviation financing
Restructuring of existing debt Due diligence
Acquisition, sale and/or financing of commercial real estate properties Creating and maintaining various real estate ownership structures including, limited partnerships, joint ventures and trusts
Drafting land related agreements including easements, rights-of-way, covenants, etc.

Ryan’s passion for the law follows in the footsteps of his family legacy. Both his father and uncle were successful lawyers, and Ryan’s interest to pursue a career in law stems from being exposed to it at an early age. Through this exposure, Ryan developed an understanding of what it takes to be, and what clients expect from, a great lawyer, namely passion, care and skills. Ryan strongly believes in always doing right by people, especially, his clients.

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  • Been involved with more than 2000 real estate and financing transactions
  • Been involved with more than a billion dollars in mortgages funded
  • Acted for real estate developers conveying hundreds of residential strata units on large scale developments
Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association, Banking and Real Estate Subsection, Member
  • Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2015
  • Juris Doctor, University of Saskatchewan, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of British Columbia, 2007