Family Enterprises

With over 50 years of experience acting for family enterprises, we understand the unique complexities of family-owned and operated businesses and what is required to be their trusted advisors.

Family enterprises are found in all sectors of the BC economy. They may be large or small, but each is unique and requires that their trusted advisors know and understand their business, their place in the market, and their organization and structure.

Our experience in acting for a multitude of family enterprises in a host of business areas make us uniquely positioned to provide the trusted advice that family enterprises require. Whether it be advice on business strategies, employment or shareholder matters, succession planning or dispute resolutions, our team has the breadth of experience to address the many complex issues that family enterprises encounter.

Our family enterprise clients include businesses in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, waste reclamation and pharmacy, as well as manufacturers of a variety of products. We provide each of them with trusted advice on a wide spectrum of matters.

Case Study

Odd Society Spirits

A small-batch craft distillery in the heart of East Vancouver, Odd Society Spirits combines old-world distilling traditions with new-world ingredients. EKB gave this family-owned start-up the legal advice it needed to craft success.
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