Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 24, 2020 – MEP Business Counsel is very pleased to announce that Arthur Evrensel and Elyot R. Waller have been recognized among Canada’s leading entertainment lawyers in the 2020 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory comprises the results of an extensive peer survey. This comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada identifies both leading lawyers and law firms from across the country.

This is the 18th consecutive year Mr. Evrensel has earned such recognition who is also listed as “Most Frequently Recommended” in Lexpert’s Entertainment Law category. Mr. Evrensel is a recognized leader in his field and outside of an established practice, has lectured on business and entertainment law at McGill University, UBC, and the University of Victoria.   Mr. Evrensel is one of the founding partners, and head of the Entertainment Law group, at MEP Business Counsel. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Lions Gate Entertainment since 2001. He remains an active advocate on behalf of the film and television industry in British Columbia.

Elyot R. Waller, an entertainment and media lawyer, has also been ranked among the top entertainment lawyers in this year’s Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.  Mr. Waller’s practice centers on entertainment and media law, with an emphasis on kids, family and animation and related licensing and distribution. He advises on a wide variety of matters ranging from rights acquisition and protection of intellectual property, to development agreements, production financing, licensing and distribution and treaty. After years of acting as General Counsel to a successful animation studio, Elyot brings a unique perspective to his client’s discrete issues and their relevance to their overall business plan, up to and including any future business transitions.  Elyot is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC, and a current member of the Board of Directors of DigiBC.

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MEP Business Counsel ( is a full-service business and entertainment law firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Founded in 2014 by Arthur Evrensel, Ryan Patryluk and Marshall Pawar, the firm 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.

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