Patrick J. Julian


604.970.0079 (Cell)


VCARD: Patrick J. Julian



Deborah Harrison | dhh@kkbl.com

Tracy Gallo | tcg@kkbl.com

Areas of Practice

Commercial Real Estate

Bar admissions

British Columbia (1979)


University of British Columbia, LLB (1978)



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:

  • Land assemblies

  • Subdivisions

  • Bare land strata plans

  • Developments

    • Office, retail, institutional, hotel & resort, industrial, recreational, residential

  • Real estate transactions

    • Purchase and sale

    • Commercial and industrial leasing

  • Financings

  • 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. 

REcent Work

  • 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

  • Mentoring

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.