Stewart & Winch has joined the law firm of Watson Goepel LLP, effective June 30, 2020.


This merger allows Watson Goepel to better serve clients on the North Shore and surrounding areas.

Stewart & Winch is an established West Vancouver law firm, providing legal services in the areas of general corporate/commercial, real estate, and wills and estates law. Watson Goepel is one of Vancouver’s premier multi-service law firms, providing solutions for complex transactions and litigation matters across a variety of sectors and industries.

“We spent considerable time looking for the right fit to expand our firm.” says Ryan Lee, Managing Partner of Watson Goepel LLP. “When we met Charlie Winch and learned more about his established practice and excellent reputation in the community, we knew the time was right to move forward. We are pleased that Charlie will stay on with Watson Goepel, making for a smooth transition.”

About Stewart & Winch

Located in the West Vancouver community of Dundarave for over 20 years, Stewart & Winch has developed a strong reputation for service excellence, providing reliable legal advice and representation to a wide variety of domestic and international clients across a range of industries.

“I am excited about the opportunities this merger will bring for my existing clients. While I will continue our working relationships, they will now also have access to a great team of lawyers with complementary expertise,” says Charlie Winch, partner at Stewart & Winch. “This will be of particular advantage for clients who require complex legal solutions in multiple areas, which can often dovetail together.”

Charlie Winch will continue with Watson Goepel as Associate Counsel in the West Vancouver office. Stewart & Winch’s clients can expect a seamless transition and will continue to receive the same high level of service they are accustomed to, with the added benefit of easy access to an expanded suite of in-house legal services.

About Watson Goepel

Established in 1984 and home to approximately 30 lawyers, Watson Goepel is a trusted firm in the city’s legal and business community. Relying upon a deep bench strength of experienced legal practitioners and support staff, their primary areas of focus include business law, employment law, estates law, family law, personal injury law, and litigation and other dispute resolution services, for individuals and businesses of all sizes.

Watson Goepel LLP is also a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of more than 100 independent law firms located in more than 180 major commercial centers throughout the world. Membership in LAW allows Watson Goepel to service the legal needs of clients in both domestic and foreign markets, giving them a truly global reach.

The West Vancouver office marks the third location for Watson Goepel, who also has an office location in Surrey, BC.

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