Edward L. Wilson honoured with esteemed award for distinguished service

  • June 19, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory): The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch is pleased to award Vancouver lawyer, Edward L. Wilson the Georges A. Goyer QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service. The award is the highest honour bestowed by the Branch and was presented at the annual Vancouver Bench & Bar Dinner.

Edward is a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP and a leading expert in real estate. Throughout his forty year career, he has made exceptional contributions to the development of real estate law, impacting tens of thousands of British Columbians who buy and sell their homes each year.

“Edward embodies what it means to go above and beyond and to truly serve the profession”, said CBABC President Aleem Bharmal, KC. “It is our pleasure to honour him with this award as a token of our gratitude for everything he has done not only for us as an association, but to all of his peers and colleagues.”

A proud member of the association, Ed served on the CBABC Real Property Section Executive for over a decade and represented the CBA when working with the provincial government to draft the Strata Property Act. He is also a leading volunteer with the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC and the Law Society of BC.

The Georges A. Goyer QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service recognizes exceptional contributions to the legal profession, the law, jurisprudence, or a significant law-related benefit for British Columbians. The award honours the memory of Georges A. Goyer QC, a respected lawyer who generously served as a member of the CBA.

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