Dierk Ullrich is a partner in the corporate-commercial group. His practice concentrates on advising privately held business enterprises, financial institutions, and educational institutions on general corporate and commercial issues as well as regulatory or compliance matters in the areas of consumer protection, financial services and payday loans, mortgage brokerage and liquor licensing.
Dierk regularly advises BC societies, charities and other not-for-profits with a broad range of purposes and activities in relation to governance and compliance matters and has considerable expertise in relation to matters that will arise under the new BC Societies Act.
A focus of Dierk's practice is to assist foreign businesses in operations or distribution networks in Canada.
Previously, Dierk was a litigator representing clients from the telecommunications, transportation, technology and education sectors on issues involving competition law, real estate, business practices, administrative and constitutional law.
Born and raised in Germany, Dierk came to Canada in 1998 after completing legal studies, with a focus on European and international law, at the university of Bonn, Germany. He is fluent in German. For more information about Dierk, please see his member profile for the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce Inc.