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WHAT WE DO
Powell, Gray & Kim LLP have been practicing law in the Lower Mainland for over 45 years.
Our partners believe strong representation should be accessible to everyone.
Our clients' needs range from those of a large corporate agency or credit union to ICBC and personal injury claims.
We're proud to provide expert legal services with an emphasis on individualized care and personalized attention.
Initial consultations are complimentary and available in both English and Korean.
Our law practice includes:
Company & Business Transactions
ICBC Claims & Personal Injury Law
Wills, Trusts & Estates
General Civil Litigation
Family & Divorce Law
Immigration, Visas & Immigration Appeals
MEET OUR LAWYERS
Graham Phillips graduated from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Bar in 1967. He is a general practitioner in the fields of commercial and corporate law specializing in small business issues.
He served on the Executive of the Commercial Law Subsection of the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Bar Association for several years, including a term as Chairman.
Graham was a director of the Neil Squire Foundation of British Columbia for more than ten years, a society providing assistance to persons with severe physical disabilities; and he is counsel to the Make-A-Wish foundation of British Columbia
Wayne Powell graduated from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Bar in 1969. He articled and practiced with the firm, becoming a partner in 1973.
Initially a successful litigator specializing in family law, the focus of his practice has now grown to include real estate, wills and estates, and corporate and commercial matters.
In addition, Wayne provides legal services and consultation to G&F Financial Group, BC's leading credit union with 30,000 members, 16 locations and over $2B in assets under administration.
Wayne is the author of the best-selling "BC Divorce Guide" for Self-Counsel Press which went to a 20th Edition.
D. Stuart Gray graduated from the University of Victoria in 1989. After practicing on Vancouver Island as a trial lawyer, he joined HPPG in 1994, becoming a partner in 1997.
Stuart is currently the senior counsel for the firm, providing litigation services in areas of plaintiff personal injury, professional negligence, insurance claims and employment disputes. He also provides litigation services in association with the solicitors' practice.
Stuart is a member of the Canadian and BC Bar Associations, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and a member of the Vancouver GLBA. In addition, he is also admitted to practice law in the State of Washington.
Andrew articled with the firm in 2013 and became a partner in 2018. Andrew represents local and overseas clients in litigation matters including personal injury, commercial disputes, and real property disputes. He also advises clients on business transactions and commercial leasing matters.
Andrew is fluent in Korean and is appointed as the legal advisor to the Consulate of the Republic of Korea. He is a director of the Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation and the North Road BIA and vice-chair of the National Unification Advisory Council.
Andrew completed his JD at the University of Victoria and obtained a BA from UBC.
Bryan completed his JD at the University of Alberta in 2017, and he holds a BA from University of British Columbia. After graduating from the UofA, Bryan completed his articles at a boutique law firm where he practiced estate planning and tax litigation.
At Powell, Gray & Kim LLP, Bryan focuses on wills and estates, civil litigation, corporate and commercial law, and insurance defence.
While in law school, Bryan was involved with Student Legal Services of Edmonton where he assisted the low income community with their criminal matters by providing legal information and representation in the Provincial Court of Alberta.
Find Bryan playing basketball, weight lifting, hiking, and snowboarding or honing his cooking skills.
Donny completed his JD at the University of Victoria in 2018 and holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. Donny was raised in North Vancouver and is proud to call himself a Vancouverite.
Donny focuses on civil litigation files, commercial disputes, employment & immigration matters, and insurance defence at HPPG.
Donny worked previously with the Yukon Employment Standards and Residential Tenancies Branch, the BC Ministry of Finance, and the Migrant Workers Centre. He has represented clients before the Small Claims Court and various tribunals as well as having worked with files at the Federal Court of Appeal level.
Donny likes to run the Stanley Park, play golf, ice hockey and ski in his spare time. Donny is fluent in both English and Korean.
Christopher completed his JD at the University of Alberta in 2019 and his BA at SFU. Christopher focuses on civil litigation files, including commercial disputes, wills & estates, employment & immigration matters, and insurance defence.
During law school, Christopher was the PBSC Project Coordinator at Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Christopher supervised over 50 law students assigned to 16 projects in areas of family law, immigration, and civil litigation. He has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and administrative tribunals.
Christopher is fluent in English and Ilocano - with intermediate proficiency in Tagalog - and enjoys photography, hiking and competitive sports in his free time.