Skip to main content

2 Locations to serve you. West Kelowna & Downtown Kelowna

OUR LAWYERS

We have decades of solid experience in our core areas of practice. At Porrelli Law you can expect seasoned advice, quality legal services and a commitment to excellence. We strive to focus on client needs and customer experience.

BARRY PORRELLI

Barry Porrelli was born and raised in Calgary where he obtained his law degree graduating from U of C in 1985. He practiced in Calgary for several years before being called to the B.C. Bar in 1993. He enjoyed immensely his 15 year affiliation with the law firm of Bassett and Company before founding his own firm in Westbank, B.C.

Barry estimates that in his over 31 years of practice he has overseen more than 40,000 real estate transactions. Porrelli Law handles more real estate transactions per month than most firms in BC. With 6 skilled conveyancers and knowledgeable lawyers your real estate transaction will be given the attention it deserves.

He is particularly focused on First Nation Land development having been involved in more native real estate projects than perhaps any lawyer in Canada.

 

NANCY FISH

Nancy obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta in 1987.  After attending two years of law school at the same institution, Nancy relocated to Vancouver and completed her law degree as a visiting student at the University of British Columbia.

Nancy worked in the lower mainland for several years before moving to the Okanagan in 1996.

Along with residential real estate work, Nancy’s practice focuses on estate and incapacity planning, including the preparation of simple and complex wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements for health care decision making.  Nancy also provides guidance to personal representatives with respect to the administration of estates.

In all areas of practice, Nancy strives to provide legal advice in an approachable manner, and is willing to spend the time with clients to ensure their individual needs are being met.

WES FORGIONE

Wes obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 2012. After completing his articles with a respected construction law boutique in Toronto, Wes was called to both the Ontario and British Columbia Bars in 2013. He subsequently moved to the Okanagan to begin his practice with a large regional firm.

Wes joined Porrelli Law in 2014 and practices in the following areas:
• Property Development and subdivision
• Real Estate and Conveyancing
• Business and Commercial Law including business sales and purchases;
• Wills and Estate Planning
• Orders for Commiteeship

In his spare time Wes enjoys working with technology start-ups, reading science and law publications, snowboarding, and the great outdoors. He is also actively involved in federal politics and with several other community organizations.

You can learn more about Wes in this KelownaNow In Focus SpotLight feature.

JORDAN PORRELLI

Jordan moved from Calgary to Kelowna at an early age and began his post-secondary education at the University of Victoria. He completed his Law Degree at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, graduating with honors.

During his studies overseas he enjoyed exploring Europe and its rich histories and cultures, but never stopped appreciating all that the beautiful Okanagan has to offer and is very pleased to be starting his legal career here in Kelowna at Porrelli Law.

Jordan was recently called to the BC bar and will be focusing his practice on Real Estate, Wills, and First Nation Land Development & Conveyancing. He will be working out of both our West Kelowna and new downtown Kelowna locations.

Jordan brings a keen attention to detail and prides himself on offering approachable courteous and professional legal services.

When away from the office Jordan can be found golfing, snowboarding, hiking and spending time with his friends, family and dog.

HANNAH BRISTOW

Hannah is an articled student with Porrelli Law. She was born in England but moved to Austria at a young age and spent much of her childhood there. She is fluent in German.

Hannah obtained her law degree from the University of Kent in England before moving to the Okanagan. She worked as a conveyancer with Porrelli Law from June 2016 until she began her articling period in June 2018. She believes that her experience as a conveyancer will provide a valuable foundation for her practice which she hopes to focus on real estate and wills and estates.

Hannah is excited to begin her legal career at Porrelli Law and is looking forward to assisting clients in a professional and practical  manner.

In her spare time Hannah enjoys travelling, hiking, skiing and spending time with friends and family.

At Porrelli Law we are always

WORKING FOR YOU