Brendan J. Piovesan



Key Practice Area

Real Estate

Year of Call


Practice Areas

Real Estate



Brendan is a solicitor in the firm’s corporate & commercial and real estate groups, acting principally for private real estate developers and advising his clients on all aspects of real estate development. He has extensive experience advising clients on development specific site acquisition considerations, structuring partnerships and other investment vehicles, preparing offering memoranda and other public offering documents, securing equity and debt financing, negotiating, drafting and securing rights of way, easements, ground leases, air space subdivisions, rezoning and other municipal permits, and all other matters necessary to successfully carry out and complete a real estate development project in British Columbia.

Brendan also has extensive experience working with in-house and outside counsel for most major municipalities in British Columbia, works regularly alongside or opposite most of the major banks, credit unions and Mortgage Investment Corporations lending in the Province, and he has strong relationships with many of British Columbia’s top commercial real estate brokers and sales and marketing agencies.

Prior to joining Farris, Brendan worked for a number of years with a prominent Vancouver firm practicing real estate development law.

  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2024)
  • The Best Lawyers in Global Business (2022)