As the senior partner in the Commercial Real Estate group, Patrick brings a wealth of experience and success to the table. He is widely recognized for his expertise and effectiveness in this practice area.
Patrick works with commercial developers, landlords, tenants, and brokers. His practice encompasses an extensive range of commercial real estate law, including:
Bare land strata plans
Office, retail, institutional, hotel & resort, industrial, recreational, residential
Real estate transactions
Purchase and sale
Commercial and industrial leasing
Structuring forms of ownership and transactions
He works closely with other members of the Firm’s Commercial Real Estate Team and his clients, to ensure that advice given is appropriate, effective and timely.
Patrick keeps current on industry trends by regularly attending meetings and events held by NAIOP, UDI, and ICSC. In 2019, Patrick was invited to and attended the Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute at Georgetown University.
Marine Gateway, Vancouver, B.C.—Lead
Riverport Entertainment Park, Vancouver, B.C.—Lead
Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, B.C.—Lead
Cottonwood Mall, Chilliwack, B.C.—Lead
Crossroads @ Cambie & Broadway, Vancouver, B.C.—Lead
The Grosvenor Building, Vancouver, B.C.—Lead
Acting for various landlords in negotiating leases with WeWork.
PROFESSIONAL & Community Involvement
Patrick contributes to his profession through his involvement with the following:
Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia, Board Member
Canadian Bar Association, Member
Real Property, Banking, Municipal, Environmental, and Business Law sections
British Columbia Air Space Subdivision Task Force, Member
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
Commercial Leasing—Annotated Precedents, Editorial Board Member
Patrick has also served his community as a volunteer for the following organizations:
Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation, Board Chair
Equitable Real Estate Investment Corp. Ltd., Board Member
Coastal Foundation for the Performing Arts, Board Member
Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, Past President
The 1988 Foundation
North Shore Girls Fastpitch, Basketball, and Soccer
Patrick was the 2006 recipient of the Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch, Community Service award.