Vancouver, British Columbia, August 26, 2021 – We are very proud to announce that three of our partners have once again been recognized for their work by their peers in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™, and that one of our lawyers has been included in the 2022 edition of the ‘Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada’.

Arthur Evrensel is a co-founding partner of MEP Business Counsel and has extensive experience in negotiating 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, including by Best Lawyers® annually since 2007. For more information on Arthur Evrensel, visit Arthur Evrensel.

Marshall Pawar is the managing partner of MEP Business Counsel and is once again recognized in the areas of Corporate Governance Practice, Mergers &Acquisitions Law, and Sports Law.  He regularly advises clients on various business transactions, including complex strategic mergers & acquisitions.  He has accumulated a wealth of international business law experience, including while practicing at a leading firm in New York, which spans a wide range of commercial matters across many industries and jurisdictions. For more information on Marshall Pawar, visit Marshall Pawar.

Jesse Ahuja is a partner at MEP Business Counsel and is recognized in the areas of Corporate Governance Practice and Mergers & Acquisitions Law.  As a member of the firm since its inception, Jesse has focused primarily 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.

Rosalyn Chan is a lawyer with MEP Business Counsel and is recognized among the Best Lawyers category of “Ones to Watch” in 2022.  Her practice focuses on business law, with a particular interest in the technology sector and in emerging markets. Rosalyn has extensive experience with initial structuring (or subsequent restructuring)of private corporations, corporate governance, sophisticated M&A transactions, private equity investments, corporate finance, and a wide variety of general corporate and commercial matters, including privacy-related matters. Rosalyn is a trusted advisor bringing practical and valued business advice to a wide range of clients across many industries. For more information on Rosalyn Chan, visit Rosalyn Chan.

The Best Lawyers™ is now in its 16th 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®.


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.

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