Vancouver, British Columbia, September 29, 2023 – Michael, Evrensel & Pawar LLP is very pleased to announce that Arthur Evrensel has been ranked (Band 3) by Chambers and Partners in their Media & Entertainment Law in Canada (2024) Guide. As the leading independent legal research company that operates across over 200 jurisdictions, Chambers and Partners delivers detailed ranking and insight into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

Arthur Evrensel is a founding partner of Michael, Evrensel & Pawar LLP. He advises clients on business and entertainment law matters relating to television and motion picture development, production, financing, distribution, and digital media. Arthur has extensive experience in the structuring, negotiating and drafting of financing and distribution arrangements for international television, animation and motion picture treaty co-productions and co-ventures. Some of Arthur’s credits include the Academy Award® nominated motion picture “Room”, “Corner Gas”, “Angry Birds”, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”, “Motive”, “Shatner’s World” and countless others.

In addition to his outstanding work in film and TV, Arthur has published numerous articles on entertainment law as it pertains to international co-productions and bank financing in the filmed entertainment industry. He has lectured on entertainment law at McGill University in Montreal, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and the University of Victoria. He has chaired numerous seminars and conferences relating to the film and television industry around the world. Arthur was the contributing editor of the Entertainment Agreements Volume of Canadian Forms & Precedents (2001-2007) published by Butterworths Canada. Arthur is a graduate of McGill Law School (1985). He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the publicly traded Lionsgate Entertainment for 19 years (2001-2020). Click here for more information on Arthur Evrensel.


MEP Business Counsel ( is a full-service business and entertainment law firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia and recognized as one of the Top 10 Corporate Boutique Law Firms in Canada.  Founded in 2014 by Arthur Evrensel, Ryan Patryluk and Marshall Pawar, the firm is at the forefront of a changing Canadian business law landscape. MEP Business Counsel offers the pedigree of internationally recognized and award winning legal counsel coupled with streamlined and cost-efficient advisory services.  With its team of highly experienced business lawyers, MEP Business Counsel delivers more personal and tailored legal advice, all without sacrificing the quality one would expect from an international firm.