MEP Business Counsel Announces Addition of Elyot R. Waller as Counsel in Entertainment Group

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Michael, Evrensel & Pawar LLP (MEP Business Counsel), a Vancouver-based and award winning corporate and entertainment law firm, is very pleased to announce that Elyot R. Waller will be joining their Entertainment Group as Counsel.

Mr. Waller brings a wealth of expertise in animation, film and television, as well as merchandising and licensing, all of which provide an exceptional complement to an award winning entertainment law practice at MEP under the helm of Arthur Evrensel.

"We are delighted that Elyot was available to join us at this time, to complement our existing Entertainment and Business Law practices," states Arthur Evrensel, founding partner and head of the firm's Entertainment practice. "As the global pace of technology redefines the nature of the entertainment industry, we are positioned to take advantage of his expertise in areas which he has practiced globally for the benefit of our clients."

Initially admitted to practice in Ontario (2002) and qualified in BC (2006), Mr. Waller has extensive and significant experience in private practice, and more recently as General Counsel, having spent time at Bell Canada, Nerd Corps Entertainment, and most recently as senior counsel at DHX Media. This wealth of experience, has allowed Mr. Waller to develop singular competencies, and to hone his legal skills with practical business insights.  His strong grounding in intellectual property law allows him to provide advice uniquely suited to creator and creative driven businesses.

"I am thrilled with the opportunity to join Arthur and the team at MEP Business Counsel," states Elyot Waller. "After working closely with them on matters ranging from sprouting the germ of an idea, to treaty co-productions, to the sale of a major enterprise, I know MEP is the best platform for me and my practice. I look forward to providing MEP's high level of service and expertise to all of our clients."

MEP Business Counsel's dedicated group of entertainment lawyers have been recognized as leaders in Canadian and international entertainment law, with expertise acquired from years of providing legal counsel to major studios, creators, distributors, live action and animated content producers, artists, private investors and lenders. We deliver knowledgeable, practical, cost-effective and timely counsel to assist our clients achieve their business and creative goals.  We understand the unique nature of operating a business in a creative environment, and work with our clients to maximize their potential, providing tailored and strategic business and legal advice, allowing them to focus on sharing the product of their imagination with the world.

For more information on Elyot Waller, visit http://www.meplaw.ca/team/elyot-r-waller/.  For more information on Arthur Evrensel visit http://www.meplaw.ca/team/arthur-evrensel/.

About MEP Business Counsel

MEP Business Counsel (www.meplaw.ca) 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 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.

World-Class Legal Service.  Redefined.

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SOURCE MEP Business Counsel

For further information: Marshall Pawar, Managing Partner, Telephone: 778.330.1067, E-mail: mpawar@meplaw.ca, www.meplaw.ca

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