Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 3, 2021 – MEP Business Counsel is very pleased to announce that Arthur Evrensel and Elyot Waller have been recognized among Canada’s leading entertainment lawyers in the 2021 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 19th consecutive year Mr. Evrensel has earned such recognition, and who is also listed as “Most Frequently Recommended” in Lexpert’s Entertainment Law category. Mr. Evrensel is a founding partner of MEP, with 30 years of experience counseling clients on content creation, entertainment law, and TV and motion picture production, financing, distribution, and licensing. Mr. Evrensel has extensive experience structuring the financing and distribution of TV series and motion picture co-productions internationally. He represents content producers, financiers, creators, animation studios, distributors, investors, and global studios involved in content creation and exploitation. A graduate of McGill Law School, he has lectured at 3 universities and has published numerous articles on financing, distribution and international co-productions.

Mr. Waller, has been ranked among the top entertainment lawyers for the second time in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Mr. Waller is Senior Counsel with MEP, having gained extensive experience working as a lawyer with leading enterprises over the past two decades. His practice centers on entertainment and media law, with a unique focus on brand-driven entertainment properties and animation.  Mr. Waller works with a broad range of clients including creators, producers, broadcasters, distributors, international and Canadian studios, as well as book publishers and video game companies. He takes an IP and creative-driven approach to the practice of entertainment law, focused on building lasting value for his clients and their businesses. Mr. Waller is an active member of the Canadian Media Producers Association, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC and DigiBC.

For more information on Arthur Evrensel or Elyot Waller, please visit our Team page.


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 personal and tailored legal advice, all without sacrificing the quality one would expect from an international firm.

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