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Why FH&P

Kelowna & Penticton 
Law Firm

FH&P Lawyers is a mid-size Okanagan Valley law firm with offices in Kelowna and Penticton providing a range of legal services to commercial and private clients. We start by developing a thorough understanding of your unique circumstances and offer efficient and creative solutions in a cost effective manner.

We have deep roots - reaching back over a century in the community where we represent our clients. We have accomplished this by continually providing knowledge, experience, and value, to everyone we represent.

FH&P Lawyers. Rooted in community. Ready to help.

Company Overview

Our People

We are a team of experienced individuals working together for our clients. Our people are extremely knowledgeable each with unique experiences to offer a wide range of legal services under one roof.

You don't have to face anything on your own, you’ll have an entire team on your side, working for your best interest.

Knowledge, experience & value

Personal & 
Business Law

We are committed to responding to the diverse needs of our clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Our team of experienced professionals are able to provide comprehensive services to our clients through coordinating the skills and knowledge of our lawyers in various areas of practice.

Latest News

Rooted in Community

Kelowna's Short Term Rentals Landscape

February 16, 2024 Hosts Clay Williams, Partner, and Tanvir Gill, Associate take a look at Kelowna's evolving real estate legal scene with the latest "Very controversial and wide-ranging measure" the government is taking and the latest details of the Province's denial of the exemptions to Kelowna's short-term rental rule changes. This episode offers insights into British Columbia's new short-term rental legislation, featuring Russell Tse from FH&P. Learn about its impact on property owners, housing affordability, and the balance between tourism and residential needs. Essential for those interested in real estate trends and legal changes in Kelowna.

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Law Talk S02E04: Business Law - New Canadian Mortgage Charter

January 29, 2024 This episode of FH&P Lawyers' Law Talk, with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill, delves into the Canadian Mortgage Charter, a 2023 initiative urging banks to support vulnerable borrowers. It proposes solutions like extended amortization and fee waivers but lacks legal enforcement, raising questions about its practical impact on the housing crisis and interest rate challenges.

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Law Talk Season 2 Episode 03: Business Law - Naming Your Business

January 12, 2024 In FH&P's "Law Talk," hosts Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill discuss business law essentials, focusing on trademark registration and business naming in BC. The episode also highlights FH&P's significant move to the Landmark District, reflecting the firm's growth and community commitment.

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Law Talk Season 2 Episode 02

December 28, 2023 FH&P Lawyers "Law Talk" offers a deep dive into real estate contracts. This episode covers contract formation, essential elements, and transaction-specific conditions, targeting real estate and legal professionals as well as homebuyers.

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Latest News

Ready to Help

Claiming Convention Refugee Status in Canada – A Case Summary

February 28, 2024 A person can seek "Convention Refugee" status in Canada if they are afraid of persecution in their home country due to their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. This case summary explores how FH&P Lawyers helped a client claim refugee protection as a convention refugee.

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Mediation: Down To The Nitty-Gritty

February 23, 2024 Alternative Dispute Resolution with FH&P Lawyers LLP, 'Rooted in Community, Ready to Help.' Discover expert insights from Wendy Cheung on effective negotiation and arbitration strategies for conflict resolution. Embrace our commitment to providing client-centred, efficient legal solutions that cater to community needs.

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Alternative Corporate Dispute Resolution: What is it? Is it right for me?

February 16, 2024 Dive into FH&P Lawyers LLP's guide on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 'Rooted in Community, Ready to Help.' Our latest piece by Wendy Cheung illuminates effective, client-centred mediation and arbitration methods. Explore our commitment to providing strategic, empathetic legal solutions

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February 15, 2024 Maximize investor interest in your BC tech startup with the Eligible Business Corporation (EBC) tax credit program. Offering a substantial 30% tax credit to investors, this program is designed to enhance your company's appeal and support its growth. Check your eligibility, focusing on key requirements like business activities, employee base, and equity capital. Don't miss out on this competitive edge—apply early to secure your share of the tax credit budget for the fiscal year.

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Testimonials + Accreditations

What Our Clients Say

My family has trusted FH&P Lawyers with all of our important legal decisions dating back to my grandparents. Most recently I did a property purchase at UBC in Vancouver as I’ll be attending my Masters of Physical Therapy. Despite being on the coast Dylan (Switzer) helped guide us through this entire journey, not only purchasing property outside of Kelowna but also dealing with the strata on leased lands and made it super easy to understand. Despite living outside of Kelowna, my husband and I continue to come back to FH&P Lawyers for all of our legal needs. — Kelsey Serwa
corporate-business-law Client Testimonial
It is not everyday that I am shocked by the un-ignorable talent of an individual in their work. Today was that day reading your letter, professionalism and seeing how hard you (Associate Wendy Cheung pictured) have worked for my wife and I. I feel as though you have come to our aid and fought for us in a moment when we really needed it. I cannot thank you enough. You have made a big difference in our lives today. — Andrew L.
estate-planning Client Testimonial
I am most pleased with the services I have received from your law firm. From the front desk, Brigitte, to Marisa, to Nancy, who is our lawyer...before Nancy it was Jim Herperger. They have had to see my face far too often lately and are always kind, accommodating and efficient. I have nothing but good to say about the services I have received since we went to your firm. I couldn’t ask for better...and, I don’t see me ever leaving this law firm. With grateful thanks. — Ethna T.
general Client Testimonial
Working with Dylan and the team at FH&P Lawyers for my will was very rewarding and surprisingly easy. They took their time with me and I never felt like I was being rushed out of the office. Thank you guys for everything and I’m now at peace that I have a plan for my kids moving forward. — Ryan S.
real-estate Client Testimonial
I am pleased to write to you of my experience with Ms. Tanvir Gill & Ms. Amanda Crnigoy. Their involvement pertained to both the sale of my property and my purchase of another property. The transactions involved several unexpected steps and the whole transaction was undertaken with a tight timeframe. Ms. Gill and Ms. Crnigoy managed the files with skill and diplomacy, efficiently and effectively resolving a last minute glitch to the full satisfaction of my Credit Union contract, the buyer and myself. I highly recommend Ms. Gill and her Legal Assistant and I will choose to use FH&P Lawyers when needed in the future. — Judy C.
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