Gary M. Yaffe

Gary M. Yaffe: Attorney with Owen Bird Law Corporation
  • Shareholder at Owen Bird Law Corporation
  • Three Bentall Centre, 2900-595 Burrard Street, P.O. Box 49130, Vancouver, BC, Canada V7X 1J5
    View Gary M. Yaffe's office location
  • Peer Reviews

    No Reviews
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]


Gary is a shareholder at Owen Bird with a history of successfully closing transactions on behalf of his clients. His integrity, focus on client service and years of experience have made his advice indispensable in structuring sound loan and real estate transactions.

Gary inspires confidence in his clients through his meticulous and logical analysis of the transaction landscape, and his ability to communicate a plan of action clearly and effectively. Gary derives much satisfaction in resolving complex issues with creative and practical solutions.

Gary acts for clients in the lending and real estate sectors, including financial institutions, private lenders, a government agency and property owners. His practice has focused primarily on the negotiation and completion of a wide range of complex loan and real estate transactions involving commercial, industrial, hospitality, recreational and residential properties. Gary has acted on the secured financing and acquisition of apartment complexes, strata title projects, hotel properties, private hospitals and care facilities, and other commercial properties.

Gary has authored and presented papers and has given seminars in his field of expertise, and has taught courses at the Law Society of British Columbia’s Professional Legal Training Course. He has also served on the board of directors of a number of charitable organizations.

Outside of his legal practice Gary has an active family life with his wife, two daughters and one dog, and enjoys golfing, skiing, hiking, reading and traveling.


•Board of Directors, Richmond Jewish Day School (2006-2008, 2010-2014)
•Board of Directors, Tikva Housing Society (formerly Non-Profit Housing Society, Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver) (2004-2006, 2009)
•Board of Directors, Maple Crest Building Society (2005, 2006)
•Board of Directors, Habitat For Humanity (1999)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Financial Services
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Transactions & Commercial Tenancies

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
604-691-7524  Phone
604-632-4432  Fax
University Attended:
University of Toronto, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 1991
Law School Attended:
McGill University, Bachelor of Laws, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1993, Ontario; 1994, British Columbia

Professional Membership

•Member, Law Society of British Columbia
•Member, Law Society of Upper Canada

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

This lawyer does not have peer reviews.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Vancouver, British Columbia

Loading gif
  • map pin 1
    Vancouver, BC
    Three Bentall Centre , 2900-595 Burrard Street , P.O. Box 49130
    Vancouver, BC V7X 1J5

    604-691-7524 Phone

    Get Directions

Contact Gary M. Yaffe

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.