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Jeffrey Merrick

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Jeff's recent experience extends to major port projects on the west coast of British Columbia for Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, transportation projects such as the Sea to Sky Highway and Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1 improvement project, energy projects, including the Trans-Mountain Pipeline Expansion project, the John Hart Rehabilitation Project and LNG Canada's LNG project in Kitimat, B.C., as well as major hospital and other social infrastructure projects in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan North West Territories and British Columbia.

Awards & Recognition

Jeff is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 (Construction Law, Gaming Law, Project Finance Law, Public Procurement Law and Real Estate Law)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2022 (Real Estate: British Columbia)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2022 (Leading Lawyer – Infrastructure & Projects)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2022 (Property Development)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms – 2022 (Project Finance)

  • Who's Who Legal: Global 2021 (Real Estate)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2021 (Real Estate)

  • Business in Vancouver BC 500 2021 (Leading Lawyer - Commercial)

  • Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2021 – Independently Rated Lawyers (As nominated by senior in-house counsel)

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (Projects: PPP & Infrastructure in Canada)

He was also named The Best Lawyers' 2012 Vancouver Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year.

Professional Activities

Jeff is a contributing author to a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) publication of annotated commercial lease precedents and has spoken on a variety of real-estate-related matters at CLE seminars. He is also a former adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, where he taught real estate transactions for six years.

Jeff is a member of the Canadian Bar Association - Real Property Subsection and a member of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).

Admitted to the British Columbia Bar - 1992
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 1990
LL.B., University of Toronto - 1988
B.A., University of Toronto - 1985
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