Drew Lawrenson*

*Andrew Lawrenson Law Corporation


Drew is our in-house authority on Indigenous business law and governance.


Drew is a senior partner with Harper Grey’s business law group. His practice is focused on supporting Indigenous governments and Indigenous commercial enterprises.

Drew has extensive experience with First Nations, Economic Development Corporations, and Indigenous owned enterprises. He routinely provides with corporate commercial, real estate, and governance advice throughout the province. His areas of focused expertise include:

  • Natural Resource Development
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Financing
  • Joint Ventures & Partnerships
  • Board and Band Governance
  • On and Off Reserve Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction

Drew’s past experience includes serving as vice president and general counsel for an international group of companies invested in commercial real estate and private education in North America and Senior Board roles in economic development corporations.

  • University of British Columbia, J.D., 2004

  • University of Victoria, B.A., Political Science, 2001

Bar Admission
  • British Columbia, 2005
Languages spoken
  • English
Professional Credentials
  • British Columbia Career College Association, Past Director
  • Canadian Bar Association (BC) Business Law Subsection, Past Chairman
  • Cayoose Creek Development Corp, Board Member
  • Ch’nook Aboriginal Management Program, UBC – Sauder School of Business, Guest Lecturer
  • CLE Mortgages Practice Manual, Contributing author (2007 – 2016)
  • Tla-o-quit First Nation Development Corporation, Past Advisory Board Member
  • Lax Kw’alaams Business Development, Past Board Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Member
  • The Law Society of British Columbia, Member

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Drew Lawrenson*