Ryan Howe is a Partner in the firm’s Business Law Group.
Ryan frequently acts as general counsel to various BC based businesses (including startups) with operations nationally and internationally on a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters. Ryan also acts as chief coordinating counsel for multi-business entrepreneurs who require personal legal representation to protect their personal and family interests and to coordinate their various other legal professionals across their holdings.
In addition to Ryan’s roles as general and/or coordinating counsel, Ryan advises the following client types on the following legal matters:
- Private Business Owners: estate and business succession planning, and inter-generational wealth preservation, business reorganizations and related tax planning, debt and equity financing, corporate governance; initial public offerings and related securities matters, incorporation, corporate structuring, and general commercial matters
- Vendors and Purchasers: private business mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of commercial real estate and residential real estate
- Landlords and Tenants: commercial leasing, licensing, and related matters
Ryan’s clients appreciate his pragmatic approach to their legal issues and the extensive multi-disciplinary experience and expertise he brings to bear in his representation.
Ryan takes a hand’s on approach to building personal and lasting relationships with his clients by incorporating them into his extensive professional and social networks. Ryan’s clients benefit from his connections in the local and international communities and the accountability which a referral from Ryan brings.