Barry has over 30 years of experience in advising family and business clients in estate planning, will preparation, administration, business and property transactions, succession issues and more. He is skilled in developing effective, individualized plans and strategies that help his clients achieve their personal and business objectives. He strives at all times to be a trusted, competent adviser, in stable times as well as times of change.
Barry is especially skilled at providing business advice and recommending business structures, such as in the buying or selling of businesses, negotiating of leases, drafting agreements, etc. He has guided many clients through complex estate and succession-planning situations, and always seeks to simplify what can be a challenging and emotional time. Many of his clients have trusted Barry’s planning through several generations of business ownership.
Professional Associations / Accreditations
- Member, Law Society of British Columbia
- Member, Canadian Bar Association, BC branch
- Member, Estate Planning Council of Vancouver
Education / Accreditation
- Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta, 1983
- Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta, 1986
- Admitted to the British Columbia Bar, 1987
Interests / Community Engagement
Barry strongly believes in contributing to his community. He is a past Chair, and currently a volunteer ambassador, of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and has in the past served on the boards of other non-profit, community organizations.