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Barbara Vanderburgh, Partner

Barbara Vanderburgh *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1984
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Barbara Vanderburgh practises business law with a focus on real estate. She provides counsel on real estate developments and acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and reorganizations, and asset-based commercial transactions.

With significant experience in the acquisition, subdivision, and development of mixed-use projects, air space subdivisions, and condominiums, Barbara also advises on leasing and property management. She represents real estate developers in industrial, commercial, and residential developments, and acts for commercial vendors and purchasers.


  • Recognized in Real Estate Law in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2010 to 2022
  • Recognized as an Acritas Star™ lawyer, Acritas Star Independently Rated Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Property Development, Lexpert 2021

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA Simon Fraser University

Community involvement

  • Director, The Vancouver Heritage Foundation
  • Director, Leadership & Management Development Council of BC (1996-2011)
  • Director, CREW (2008-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Development, Faculty of Law, The University of British Columbia (1995 – 2002)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Urban Development Institute and International Council of Shopping Centers
  • CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women's Network)


Speaking Engagements

Co-Chair - Negotiating and Structuring Commercial Leases
Co-Chair - Commercial Leasing – Essential Issues
ICSC Law Conference – Leasing Round tables


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