George D. Burke

With more than 30 years of business law experience, including four years as managing partner of a large Vancouver firm, George knows how to deliver innovative and business-minded solutions.

His emphasis on, and commitment to, understanding the business of clients, their strategic goals and the industries in which they operate enables George to appreciate where his clients are and where they are going, anticipate their evolving needs and support their direction.

In his role as trusted advisor, George’s unique blend of expertise, creative imagination, sound judgment and business acumen creates lasting value for his clients.

Throughout his career he has led financings, acquisitions and divestitures in a diverse range of industries. He has also been involved in the structuring of several investment funds and assisted those funds with the acquisition of portfolio companies.

His significant experience negotiating major international business transactions in Europe, the United States and Asia, particularly in the area of ship construction, acquisition, finance and chartering, has been acknowledged by Lexpert and Best Lawyers.

George has retired from the practice of law but remains a business and strategic consultant for the firm and its clientele.


Burke, Dos Remedios Law Corp. is recognized by Chambers and Partners as a Ranked Firm, Band 3 for Aboriginal Law – First Nation Boutiques in Canada, and George is ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading lawyer in that category.
George is also recognized by Best Lawyers in the categories of Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Competition / Antitrust Law.


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Education & Year of Call

2021 – Retired from Practice
1982 – Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
1980 – LL.M., University of London
1979 – LL.B., University of Ottawa
1976 – B.A., University of Toronto