Peter B. Gorgopa*

With over 25 years of experience as a business lawyer in the realm of corporate and commercial law, Peter advises a wide range of clients on business matters, including:

  • Structuring business enterprises – corporations, joint ventures, partnerships
  • Preparing business agreements – buy-sell, shareholder, joint venture, partnership agreements
  • Structuring business and asset acquisitions and dispositions
  • Business succession and tax planning
  • Construction contracts – including financing and public-private partnerships
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Employment contracts
  • Employer-employee relations

Peter also maintains an active practice as a real estate lawyer for both business and personal transactions. His real estate expertise includes:

  • Commercial leasing
  • Commercial and residential lending
  • Real estate development
  • Residential and commercial real estate purchase and sale

As an experienced estate lawyer Peter additionally has the ability to advise clients on the full spectrum of estate and tax planning strategies including wills, alter-ego, spousal and family trusts.

Professional Activities & Memberships

Peter is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of British Columbia, where he served as an Ad Hoc Bencher on the Complainants Review Committee for ten years. An active member of his community, Peter donates his time to many projects, sports associations, schools and organizations throughout the Lower Mainland.

* Denotes law corporation


Contact Information

Areas of Practice

Education and Year of Call

  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia 1985
  • LL.B., Dalhousie University 1984
  • B.A., University of British Columbia 1981