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WHAT WE DO
Harrop, Phillips, Powell & Gray LLP have been practicing law in the Lower Mainland for over 45 years.
We're an independent, boutique law firm centrally located in downtown Vancouver’s diverse and beautiful Gastown neighbourhood.
Our partners believe firmly that strong representation should be equally accessible to everyone and our clients' needs range from those of a large corporate agency or credit union to divorce and personal injury claims.
We're proud to provide expert legal services with an emphasis on individualized care and personalized attention. Concerned about the costs of legal services? Initial consultations are complimentary.
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 Ross 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 litigator specializing successfully in family law, the focus of his practice has now grown to include real estate, wills and estates, and corporate and commercial matters.
Wayne and his partner Graham provide legal services and consultation for the Gulf and Fraser Fishermens' Credit Union financial institutions.
In addition, Wayne wrote the 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.
Suart 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.
Susan Patricia Apperley obtained her undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of British Columbia. She graduated from UBC Law School in 1991 and was called to the British Columbia bar in 1992. Susan’s areas of practice are Plaintiff Personal Injury, Family Law, and Worksafe BC (WCB) claims.
Susan appears on behalf of clients in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of BC on both Personal Injury and Family Law matters, as well as before the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal on behalf of injured workers. She has appeared before the Board of Referees and in the Federal Court of Canada on Employment Insurance appeals, and before the Review Tribunal (CPP disability appeals) on behalf of disabled workers.
Susan volunteers regularly at the Family Law Clinic operated by the Access Pro Bono Society of BC and speaks at the Battered Women’s Services Society of BC. She is a member of the Trial Lawyers’ Association of BC and a member of the Vancouver Metro chapter of the eWomenNetwork.
Andrew’s core areas of practice are civil litigation, immigration, and administrative law. Andrew has appeared in Provincial Court and Supreme Court of British Columbia.
In 2010, Andrew was based in Manila, Philippines working for the NGO Migrant Forum in Asia. He traveled to Indonesia, Nepal, and Mexico during that time to campaign on behalf of migrant workers.
Andrew obtained his J.D. from law school at University of Victoria. He obtained his B.A. with a major in International Relations and a minor in Asian Area Studies from University of British Columbia.
Andrew is fluent in Korean.
OUR OFFICE LOCATION
Find us at the corner of Cambie & Water Street, right in the heart of historic Gastown. We're across from the world-famous Steam Clock, directly above the Starbucks cafe at:
Suite #400-110 Cambie Street