Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 21, 2019 – MEP Business Counsel is proud to announce that three of our partners have once again been recognized by their peers for their work in the latest Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®.

Marshall Pawar was recognized in the areas of Corporate Governance Practice, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Sports Law, Jesse Ahuja was recognized in the area of Corporate Governance Practice, and Arthur Evrensel has once again been recognized for his work in Entertainment Law – further being awarded the “Lawyer of the Year” in Entertainment Law (Vancouver).

The Best Lawyers in Canada® listing represents the consensus opinion of thousands of Canada’s leading lawyers. It is now in its 14th edition and is considered one of the most respected peer-reviewed awards in the industry.  For background on Best Lawyers and for the complete list, visit Best Lawyers®.

Arthur Evrensel is a co-founding partner of MEP Business Counsel and has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and drafting financing and distribution arrangements for international television and motion picture treaty co-productions and co-ventures. Mr. Evrensel has published numerous articles on entertainment law and he is consistently recognized as a leader in the field. Earlier this year, Mr. Evrensel was also recognized as one of Canada’s leading entertainment lawyers in the 2019 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.  For more information on Arthur Evrensel, visit Arthur Evrensel.

Marshall Pawar is a co-founding and managing partner of MEP Business Counsel. He regularly advises clients on mergers & acquisitions and other complex strategic business transactions. He has accumulated a wealth of international business law experience spanning a wide range of commercial issues across many industries and jurisdictions.  For more information on Marshall Pawar, visit Marshall Pawar.

Jesse Ahuja is a partner at MEP Business Counsel.  As a member of the firm since its inception, Jesse has focused exclusively on the formation, financing and mergers & acquisitions of private enterprises.  While his clients span a broad range of industries (technology, manufacturing, logistics, professional services, hospitality, food & beverage, e-commerce, retail and financial services, among others), the underlying commonality is that all are privately held growth companies or their investors (private equity/venture capital). For more information on Jesse Ahuja, visit Jesse Ahuja.

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. For more information on MEP Business Counsel, visit MEP Business Counsel.

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