A firm for you.

Practicing law for more than 30 years in the heart of Richmond means we’ve handled thousands of issues, but we also know that every situation, and every client, is unique and requires a customized approach. We work with families, individuals and businesses to plan outcomes and resolve disputes—from straightforward to complex.


Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP is conveniently located in the Pacific Gateway, Richmond, BC but clients are based locally, throughout BC and Canada and around the world. The Firm’s local and national practice handles a full range of legal needs, from family matters and real estate transactions, to business, criminal and maritime law.

Maritime law is a specialty in which the firm has expertise. As with all of our practice areas, maritime law is supported by a seasoned staff, working in a technologically advanced and well equipped environment. The Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP client support group works as a team to get the desired results for clients. The professionals at Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP provide sound and reasoned guidance, advice and assurance.

Cohen Buchan Edwards’ personal injury practice includes extensive experience with ICBC cases. The Firm handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, mediation, collaborative family law, and property and estate litigation. Over years of service to our clients, Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP has developed a well deserved reputation as one of BC’s most effective debt collection law firms.


You will find us in your community either on a board, a committee, a charitable institution and providing free legal services to those in need. Our commitment to our community is one of the most important priorities of our firm, aside from providing the very best legal advice for our clients.


Gary Cohen founded a general service law firm in Richmond, BC in 1979. Ten years later, Jack Buchan and Garth Edwards joined the partnership, creating Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP. Today the team includes nine lawyers and a team of highly experienced support professionals.

Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP is proud to have served some of the country’s largest organizations over the years. Equally important are the Firm’s many long standing business relationships with individuals, families, small businesses and entrepreneurs.

The continuing growth of Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP is due to ongoing referrals from clients and respected peers in the legal community. Each client benefits from our careful attention to their needs, our extensive experience and our high level of professionalism